Obituary: Geraldine Rice

Feb. 27, 1937 – Nov. 25, 2020

Geraldine Rice, 83, of Bedford, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020 at her residence.

She was born Feb. 27, 1937 in Indianapolis, to Chester Eugene and Beatrice D. (Gearles) Rice. She married Charles Davidson and he preceded her in death.

Geraldine was a lineworker for Rucker/Queens in Indianapolis and had worked at IBM and DePauw University. She was of the Pentecostal faith and loved reading and spending time with friends and family.

Surviving to cherish Geraldine’s memory are her children, Ricky Icenogle, Victor Icenogle, Doreen Bray and Stan Davidson; 15 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; three brothers; three sisters; and several nieces and nephews.

Geraldine was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one daughter, Serena; and one sister, Diane.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the Ferguson-Lee Chapel of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes in Bedford with Phil Thorne officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until the service hour at the funeral chapel. Burial will follow in Dive Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to assist with funeral expenses.

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