Dorothy Oma Rice
Dorothy Oma (Solomon) Rice originally from Sherman, died on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, in Jerseyville, Illinois. She was born January 10, 1923 in Springfield, the daughter of George T. and Tressie (Anderson) Solomon. She married Carl J. Rice on January 25, 1942 in Missouri.
Mrs. Rice, a homemaker, was a resident of Sherman most of her life.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Carl J. Rice; parents, George T. and Tressie Solomon; brother, Robert Solomon; and sisters, Eleanor Schroll and Ellen Osborne.
Dorothy is survived by son, Ronald (Jeanne) Rice of Girard; daughters, Carla (Chuck) Fisher of Grafton and Georgia Ann (Gerald) Lyons of Riverton; grandchildren, Angela (Brian) Kramp of Springfield, Thomas Runyon of Sherman, Douglas Rice of Litchfield, Alicia (Dave) Nevlin of Jerseyville, Gerra (Scott Schuerman) Lyons and Gabrielle Lyons both of Springfield; several great grandchildren; sister, Shirley Harvill of Alabama and brother George Solomon of Friendsville, TN.
Visitation: 11 am – 1 pm, Saturday, September 15th at Staab Funeral Home – Sherman, 2626 E. Andrew Rd., Sherman, IL 62684.
Funeral Service: 1 pm, Saturday, September 15th at Staab Funeral Home – Sherman with Pastor Jon Carrell officiating.
Private burial will take place at Camp Butler National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Animal Protective League of Springfield.