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Leontine W. Rice, 98, died in the Lord Sept. 16, 2017, at Mountain View Nursing Home, Aroda, Va.
She was born March 5, 1919, in Whitburn, Scotland, to William and Leontine (Viette) Williamson, and immigrated to the United States in 1925.
She was a graduate of Grove City High School and Grove City College, and received a master's degree from Eastern Michigan University.
She wass preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Dr. William R. Rice.
She taught in public schools for 13 years before becoming a teacher and principal at Inter-City Baptist School, Allen Park, Mich., when it was founded in 1966.
Surviving are: her son, William Frederick Rice and wife Nancy; two grandchildren and their spouses, William Jarvis and Anna Chambers Rice, and Jason Christian and Elizabeth Rice DeMarco; and her great-grandchildren, Eli, Gideon, Susannah, and Emily DeMarco; and Noemie, Cordelia, and Jonas Rice.
Published on October 2, 2017
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