Vicki Charlene Rice 70, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones, on November 14, 2023, In Hobbs, NM.
She was born September 12, 1953, in Pecos, NM to Richard "Dick" and Wilma Rue Barclay.
She loved spending time with her family and friends that she loved so very much. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, and cooking for her family. She made sure each of her family members had one of her beautiful Christmas stockings. She enjoyed getting outside and walking and reading a good book.
Vicki married Jerry Dale Rice, November 18, 1974. They were blessed with four children. Brandi, Jeremy, Jody, and Joshua. After Jerry's death in 2016 she moved to Del Rio Texas. It was there that she met Darren Grimm, they were married on June 12, 2021.
Vicki is survived by her children, Brandi Williams and husband Tully, Jeremy Rice and wife Cami, Jody Rice and wife Amber, Joshua Rice, and wife Elise. Grandchildren, Tyeler, Kayli, Journi, Mason, Jolie, Jace, John, Gracy, Jordan, Madison, Theodore, and Ava, Five Great-grandchildren, Sister, Mary Barclay, Bestie Donna Jones, Sister n law's, Carolyn Rusk and Linda Rice, Brother n Law, Gee Rice, many nieces and nephews and many special friends.
Proceeded in death by her husband Jerry, her parents, brother, Chazz, sister, Peggy Jo, and granddaughter Faith.
There will be no services per Vicki's request.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Cowboy Junction Church in Hobbs New Mexcio. (http://ppay.co/6m3Jn-v_OTA)
"Vicki was a strong, independent woman and the best cook. Nobody could cook as good as Vicki. "- Wendall Berry
"Mom always made me the best german chocolate cake." - Jody Rice
"Because of Vicki, I know that God sends us special friends to share our lives with, very special people we can be ourselves with, talk with, laugh with, hope with, cry with, and believe with, a bestie like her. I know God knows just how special you are to me, how very much I love you and how much I am going to miss you. Forever and always my bestie will be with me." - Donna Bestie
"When Vicki calls and asks, "how are you doing?" She really wants to know how you are doing! Between us siblings, Vicki is the one you knew would give you the shirt off her back." - Mary Barclay
"My Mama loved with her whole heart and never gave up on her kids!" - Brandi
"Your mom was a good woman. She took in and loved us orphans when no one else would. She was feisty and strong and cantankerous and forgiving and caring all wrapped up in one beautiful, passionate woman. You ALWAYS knew where you stood with Vicky - and if she was angry knew when she cooled down, she had dinner and a bed for you. She was the one family member that always checked in on me. I will miss her greatly." - Cheryl Willoughby
"She loved God and now she is in his kingdom. I love you Momma." - Joshua Rice
"It was never a dull moment around Vicki. She didn't have much of a filter and you knew it was coming when she would raise that eyebrow. But that's what we loved about her, never holding back. Her random text and messages will be missed tremendously but knowing she is completely healed and walking with Jesus, I am at peace." - Tiffy
"Thank you for allowing me to be part of your life. Thank you for giving me a second home in Del Rio, where I could take my friends and we'd have a blast. Thank you for loving my Nana the way you did. Thank you for loving me the way you did. I'll hold every moment we spent together close to my heart. I'll take care of my Nana for you until we can all see each other again." - Ethan Cantu
"She was the best Ma! Loved this little orphan like her own and I always felt that. She has always kept in touch with me over the years and I will miss her terribly. "- Aimee Driver
"My aunt Vicki and I would talk on the phone for hours when she lived in Del Rio. It would drive my husband crazy! He said we sounded like two chickens cackling. Also, when I was a little girl, I hated to go to school. She was the only one I would let take me! I loved her dearly!" - April Simon
"Mama was the best cook! She made the most wonderful Thanksgiving dressing and was always sure everyone in her home was fed. She will be missed. We will continue to make her special recipes in memory of her." - Elise Rice