Betty Rice

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TORONTO — Betty Jane (Hayhurst) Rice, 87, of Toronto, passed away Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, at Trinity Medical Center West, Steubenville.

Born Dec. 19, 1928, in Wyatt, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Oscar and Mertie (McKinney) Hayhurst.

She was a retired housekeeper from the St. John Medical Center (Trinity West) of Steubenville.

Her husband, William C. Rice, and  three sons, Michael, Jerry and James Rice, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her children: Daniel, John, Gary and Robert Rice, and Pamela Channels, all of Toronto, Judy Orr of Irondale, Carol Henthorn of Wellsville, and Betty Brandt of Steubenville; and 26 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 1-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, at Clarke Funeral Home, Toronto.

The funeral service is 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, with her grandson, Pastor Chad Thompson, officiating. Interment follows in Sugar Grove Union Cemetery.