Barbara Annette Rice, 81, of Lubbock, died on Monday morning, August 30, 2021. She was born on September 11, 1939, in Dumas, Moore County, Texas. Barbara married Mack Rice in 1957, in Plainview, and he preceded her in death on June 8, 1988.
Mrs. Rice grew up in Plainview and graduated from high school there before attending Alamosa State University in Alamosa, Colorado. She attended for two years and received her Licensed Vocational Nursing degree. Barbara worked for the Montford Unit in Lubbock for 20 years as a nurse, before retiring in 2000. As a hobby, she enjoyed gemology and gardening. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Plainview.
Survivors include one son, Koy Rice of Lubbock, one brother, Donnie Davis of Dallas, and two granddaughters. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and one daughter, Ricci Rice in 1990.
No services are planned at this time.