Anna Belle Rice, (Annie, Ann) 79, of Kansas City passed on to eternal life with the Lord Jan. 28, 2021.
Anna Belle was born May 20, 1941, in Cameron, to parents Roy and Eula Hyatt, who preceded her in death.
Ann lived her early life on the farm near Cameron, later moving to Claycomo.
Ann moved to Chula Vista, California, during her high school years with her older sister, Rosemary. Ann met and married her husband, Lewis Randolf Rice, who preceded her in death, while living in California. They were married 59 years and had two sons, Mike and Glenn.
Ann was a lifelong homemaker and took great pride in her family. She was always there for anyone that needed anything. She was the epitome of unconditional love. She always enjoyed road trips with Randy and the boys, as they traveled for motorcycle racing and other sports.
Ann had a great since of humor and could bring a giggle and smile from anyone. She will be greatly missed for her beautiful personality, unconditional love and smiles. Her faith in Jesus Christ was incredibly important to her. She loved to talk about His grace with anyone who would listen. She taught others about God’s word and made it her mission to be His light in the world.
Ann is survived by her two sons, Mike (wife Susan Rice), Basehor Kansas, and their children, Ethan (wife Chelsea Rice), Olathe, Kansas, Emily Rice (and her son Mason), Shawnee, Kansas, Evan Rice, Basehor, Kansas, son, Glenn (and wife Kim Rice), Lee’s Summit, their daughter Taylor (and her husband, Tanner Burton) of Kansas City and their daughter Eden; sisters, Linda (and husband Joe Green), Glenda (and husband J.R. Reynolds); brothers, Russel (and his wife Mary Hyatt) and Tommy (and his wife, Barbra Hyatt).
Ann also was preceded by in death by her brothers, Carl Hyatt and Junior Hyatt; and sisters, Rosemary Johnson, Katherine Baker and Dorothy Hyatt.