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Janice Maureen Piserelle Rice

Janice Maureen Piserelle Rice, born October 12, 1949 went to be with her Heavenly Father on September 14, 2022.  She was of the Baptist Faith.

Preceding her in death are her parents, Vincent and Billie Piserelle and her son, James "Jamie" Edward Rice, II.

She is survived by her loving husband, James "Eddie" Rice of 52 years; daughter, Stephanie Higgins (Marty); grandsons, Josh Rice (Molly), Skylar and Christopher Rice, and great grandchildren, Asher and Rhett Rice and Serenity Higgins-Raley; sisters, Sue Jacobson, Debbie Rogers, and Regina Burger; and numerous nieces, nephews and other family.

Janice was employed at the Income Tax Place for over 30 years. She volunteered many hours to the VFW and the Department of Human Services (for the Foster Care Children's Program), where she touched many lives and made many friends.

Everyone who knew her loved her and appreciated her humor.  She was one of a kind and will be missed by all.

A private memorial will be held at a later date.  Cremation arrangements were entrusted to Young's Funeral Directors.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to M.D. Anderson of Houston, TX, at

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