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Deloris Rice

May 23rd, 1940 - Sep 23rd, 2021

Funeral Ceremony: 1 p.m. Wednesday September 29, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora

Visitation: 11 a.m. until time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home

Interment: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Xenia


   Deloris M. Rice, age 81, of Xenia, Illinois passed away Thursday night, September 23, 2021, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon.

   She was born May 23, 1940, in Carmi, the daughter of James Gilbert “Gib” and Fern L. (Hillyard) Chilton.  She was united in marriage to Richard L. Rice on September 7, 1994, and together they have shared 27 wedding anniversaries.

   Deloris worked for UPS in Olney for 26 years.  She was an avid St. Louis Cardinal baseball fan and enjoyed watching all the NASCAR Races.

   She is survived by her husband: Richard Rice of Xenia; a son: Steve Satterfield of Florida; stepson: Kent (Melody) Rice of Xenia; stepdaughter: Marcie (Gary) Cook of Rinard; grandchildren: Ryan Satterfield, Brock Satterfield, Zach (Heather) Rice, Aaron Rice, and Cody Cook; 2 great-grandchildren: Quinn and Lainey; 2 sisters: Pat Rodgers of Carmi and Barbara Brown of Palestine, Texas; 2 brothers: Jim (Jan) Chilton of Villa Grove and Harrell Chilton of Carmi; and a number of nieces and nephews.

   She was preceded in death by her parents; 2 sons: Dennis Satterfield and John Satterfield; a sister: Mary Etta (Bill) Gray; and a brother-in-law: Norwood Rodgers.

   A funeral ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday September 29, 2021, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Interment will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Xenia.  Visitation will be 11 a.m. until time of service on Wednesday at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to any charity of the donor’s choice and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a memory or condolence visit:  


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Delbert & Becky Rodgers

September 25th

Dody, Dody, Gone so suddenly. We will miss you so much. Our texting, almost everyday. Our lunches, just the 4 of us. We talked about everything. Compared our Grandkids pictures. We were just good friends. Sympathy to the family. Rest in peace, our Dody!

Teresa Klotz

September 25th

Loved you Aunt Dody, even though we did not get to spend a lot of time together . Rest peacefully .

Cindy Collins

September 26th

Loved you so much Aunt Doddie, gonna miss your surprise visits to the house. Really gonna miss your potato salad that I looked so forward to on holidays.

Nancy Johnson

September 26th

Rest in peace Miss Rice. Deepest sympathies to all of those you leave behind. God Bless!

John and Judy Lusk

September 26th

Richard and family. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Doty was such a nice and friendly lady. Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

Steve and Nancy Mink

September 26th

So sorry to hear this. Our thoughts and prayers are with all who love and miss her.

Jacki Pickel Sehie

September 27th

I loved waiting on her and Richard when I used to be a waitress. My sincere condolences and prayers for the family.

Jodi and Ken Windle

September 26th

Doddie my heart hurts so much. We have been friends since mid 1970's. So many memories going through my mind today. We sure had some fun times and many adventures together. Going to your family gatherings in Carmi and our many road trips. I am so thankful that I introduced you to Richard. You two were a fantastic couple. Will always think of you as another sister. Love you Richard and hugs and prayers for you and your family. In Christian Love Jodi

Jerri Tippey

September 26th

I am so sorry for your loss in the only few brief moments I knew her I felt deep in my heart she was a very lovely lady. My prayers go out to all her family and my our heavenly father comfort you always. You are in my thoughts, God bless you and comfort you.

Norma and Ivan Barnett

September 29th

Richard and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers for all.

ivan gale painter

September 30th

i seen doaty and dick at lots of auctions and dukes cafe she was a strait shooter she let you know what she thought i liked the lady and dick to she took good care of him and that what counts.



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