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In Memory Of Our Poets

Carolyn Brame Hood (Rice) (1916-2010) - Class Of 1932

RICE, Carolyn Hood, 94, a resident of Montgomery, went home to be with Jesus, Monday, March 29, 2010 at her residence.  Visitation will be Wednesday, March 31, 2010 from 5 - 7 pm at Leak-Memory Chapel.  Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 1, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. at Leak-Memory Chapel with Rev. William McNeese, Jr. officiating.  Burial will follow at Green­wood Cemetery.  Mrs. Rice is preceded in death by her husband,  Fleetwood Rice, her sister,  Eleanor Broadway and her parents, Brame and Car­rie Hood.  She was the grand­daughter of Horace Hood, founder of the Montgomery Journal, later to become the Alabama Journal.  She is sur­vived by two children, Mari­lyn (Charles) Miller and Fleet­wood (Shelia) Rice, six grand­children and six great-grand­children, a beloved niece,great-niece and great-nephew.  She also leaves be­hind many spiritual sons and daughters.Mrs. Rice graduated from Lanier High School and then attended the University of Ala­bama for two years.  She was a member of Chi Omega So­rority and a Miss “A” Day Fi­nalist.  Mrs. Rice was a noted spiritual leader and teacher who led many spiritual re­treats over the years. She wrote a weekly newspaper column for the Montgomery Independent and had a weekly radio program.  She also authored a book, “Enter Into Newness of Life.”  Mrs. Rice was a faithful member of Har­vest Family Church. Pallbearers will be Rev. Ed Bush, Judge Randall Thomas, Rev. Tom Bridges, Buddy Branch, Robert Macrory and Frank Atchison. Honorary Pall­bearers will be the “Thursday Night Girls”, Martha Moore, Marcia Macrory, Dee Mooty and Linda Ford.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to Harvest Family Church Building Fund, Wellspring for Women, Let God Arise Minis­tries.  Leak-Memory Chapel Directingwww.leak-mc.com
Funeral Home: LEAK MEMORY
Publication Date: 03/31/2010