Private family services will be held at a later date for Barbara Ann (Rice) Dyer, 81 of Ardmore. Barbara was born January 18, 1936, in Ardmore, Okla., to Sydney Rice and Thelma Gilland Rice. She passed from this life on March 17, 2017, in Ardmore.
Barbara was a great cook. She loved the outdoors, rocks, shells, flowers, fossil hunting and her grandchildren. She was very dedicated to her family. She was a retired Real Estate Broker and a clothing store owner. Barbara was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was greatly involved with CASA.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Sydney and Thelma Rice; daughters, Karen Dyer, Janet Daniels; sister, Louella Rice; and brothers, Gerry Rice and Billy Rice.
Barbara is survived by her son, David Ray Dyer and his wife, Cindy of Wellington, Colo.; brothers, Ray Rice and wife, Barb of Lone Grove, Okla., Larry Rice and wife, Karla of Fort Collins, Colo.;  brother-in-law, Jim Dyer of Ardmore, Okla.; seven grandchildren, Scott Petterson (DeAnn), Kristin Nabors (BJ), Michelle Dyer (Billie), Rebecca Dyer, Katie Dyer, Sarah Bates (Billy), Melissa Crittendon; two great-grandchildren Aiden Edwards, William Phillipson; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
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