Information for Agnes Richins Bice
7 December, 1909 - 11 February, 1990
From the Idaho Press-Tribune
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo
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Note - Obituary transcribed as published.
of her maiden name appears to be Richins instead of
Richlins as first mentioned in the obit.
Richlins Bice, 80, of Boise, died Sunday, Feb. 11, 1990, at
the Valley View Health Care Center of natural causes.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 14, at
the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Chapel, 143 S.
Canyon St., Nampa. Bishop Leon Whiting of the 21st Ward,
Boise, will officiate. Burial will follow in the
Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Nampa.
Agnes was born Dec. 7, 1909, at Colonial Diaz, Mexico, the
sixth child in a family of 12 children born to Jesse Willmott
and Alice Jackson Richins. At age 5 the revolutionary
rebels caused unrest and the family came north and settled in
Oakley, Idaho. In 1917 they moved to Burley and in 1920
to Twin Falls where she graduated from high school in 1928.
She married Luther Ryan Bice June 15, 1930. Their
marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple.
They lived in Nampa from 1937 to 1984, then moved to a
retirement center in Boise.
Agnes was an active member of the LDS Church and lived
working with young women in the MIA organization in ward and
stake positions. She spent many years a s Sunday school
teacher and working in the Relief Society in many positions
including ward president and stake counselor. She was
active in the Napa Century Club, serving as president in the
'50s. She had an antique business in their home for many
years. She traveled extensively with her husband on
She is survived by her husband; two daughter, Zella Jeannette
of Seattle, Wash., and Georgia ( Mrs. Melvin) Hale of Sweet,
Idaho; two sons and their wives, Jess and Tamyra Bice of Nampa
and Russell and Nancy Bice of Rexburg, Idaho; four sisters,
LaPreal Martindale of Salt Lake City, Utah, Vera Young of Twin
Falls, Mary Heaps of Sacramento, Calif., and Beverly
Frederickson of Spokane, Wash.; a brother, Jesse W. Richins of
Sacrament; 18 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters
and three brothers who died in infancy.
The family requests memorials be sent to the Boise Chapter of
Alzheimer's Association, 4620 Overland Road No. 211, Boise
Friends may call at the Relyea Chapel from 5 to 8 p.m. today
and from noon until 1:45 p.m. Wednesday at the place of
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