Cleveland Rice

March 29, 2014

UNION — Union native Cleveland “Cooter” Rice Sr. died on March 19, 2014.

He was a 1953 graduate of Sims High School. He was the husband of Shirley Rice, and the father of Wayne Denbey, Cleveland Rice Jr., Arnold Smaw, Germaine Shields, Andrea Rice, and Truzell Rice.

He leaves 24 grandchildren; 18 great- grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 11 a.m. at First Corinthian Baptist Church in Newark, NJ. Burial will follow in Hollywood Memorial Park and Cemetery in Union, NJ.

Arrangements are with Watson Mortuary Service of Jersey City, NJ.

This announcement is a courtesy of the Michael A. Glenn Funeral Home.