In Memory of




Obituary for Catherine Rice (Graves)

A graveside service for Catherine Graves Rice, 78 of Clayton, LA will be held Saturday, February 26, 2022 at Rice Cemetery in Monterey, LA at 10 a.m. with Vince Mallette officiating. Interment will follow the service, under the direction of Young's Funeral Home.

Catherine was born on Wednesday, November 10, 1943 and passed away Saturday, February 19, 2022 in Ferriday. She lived in Clayton with her husband and was a member of Clayton Baptist Church. Catherine was a loving wife and a devoted caregiver.

Catherine was preceded in death by her parents, Ivy and Millie Graves; brother, Bo Graves, sister, Tookie Hampton; two half brothers, James Graves and Earnest Graves; and brother-in-law, Staton Rice.

She is survived by, her husband of 53 years, Shelby Rice of Clayton; brother-in-law, Sammy Rice. She is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, and her best friend, Mary Martin.

Pallbearers will be Marion Core, Ben Brallier, Jr., Woodie Smith, Robbie Core, Charlie Riggs, and Richard Smith, Jr.