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Leona Mary Rice

December 3, 1952 June 23, 2018
Leona Mary Rice
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Obituary for Leona Mary Rice

Leona Mary Rice, 65, passed away on June 23, 2018 in Stillwater, Oklahoma surrounded by her loved ones. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 12:00p.m. at the OTOE Culture Building in Red Rock, Oklahoma, with the OTOE Chapter Native American Church officiating. Interment will follow at OTOE Missouria Cemetery. Dighton Marler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Leona was born December 03, 1952 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Joseph Springer Jr. and Anne (Bassett) Springer. Leona grew up in Perkins, Oklahoma and attending Cushing High School where she graduated in 1970. She worked at the local nursing home as a cook, which is very much enjoyed.

Leona loved spending most of her time with her children and taking care of the five grandchildren that lived with her; Rosie, Nena, Trey, Bali, and Elliott. She enjoyed serving a house filled with family and friends cooking. Leona also enjoyed taking trips to the casino and to go play bingo.

Pallbearers are Robert Springer, AJ Springer, Sam Sequia, Danny McCoy Jr, , Joe Springer III, and Victor Lee Others. Honorary Pallbearers are Justin Springer, Ronnie Whitehorn, Andrew Rice, Adam R. Le Clair Jr., Aaron Le Clair, Freddie A. Others III, Elliott Others, Bryan Hawkins, and Sabian Hawkins.

She is survived by her children Michele Others and husband Adam Ray LeClair, Freddie A. Others Jr. and wife Anna Others, Darrell Rice and wife Rachel Rice, Matthew Rice and Wife, Tonya Rice, Annie Lynn Buffalohead and Anthony Buffalohead, Justin Springer, Joe Springer III, and Jacy Springer; her siblings Robert Springer and wife Marge Springer of Kempner, TX, Sheila McClellan of Carney, OK, Rose Segura of Stillwater, OK, Dan McCoy and wife Madelyn McCoy of Cushing, OK, and Galea Springer of Porter, OK; 32 grandchildren, 11 great grand children, and many nieces and nephews.

Leona is preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Anne Springer; two brothers Freddie Joe Springer and Cecil Springer; one sister Gertrude Springer; one daughter Lisa Hawkins; one niece Carrie Lynn McClella; grandparents and aunts & uncles.

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