Mary Smith Rice, 91, of 196 Santuc Drive, Union, SC passed April 16, 2018 at her residence. A native of Mullins, SC, she was the widow of David Rice and daughter of the late Lonnie Smith. Sr. and Laura Crawford Smith. She was a member of McBeth Baptist Church and was retired from Her Majesty. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by three daughters, Dorothy Linda Rice Wilder, Joyce Brenda Rice Dowdy, and Selena Rice Smith, her siblings, Norwood Smith, Anabelle Smith-McDuffie, Thelma Grant, Martha Rice (her twin), Lonnie Smith, Jr., Beulah McNair, Franklin Smith, James H. Smith, Fred A. Smith, Maceo Smith, Grady Cole Smith, and Delores Smith. She is survived by three grandchildren, Robert “Bobby” Garvin of the home, Joyce Lynn “Lisa” Garvin of Jersey City, NJ, and Vianca Smith of Charlotte, NC; three great grandchildren, D’Nasia Garvin of Jersey City, NJ and Malia Garvin and Malika Garvin both of Charlotte, NC; one sister, Delois (Eddie) Dubois of Boston, MA; son-in-law, James Dowdy of Rocky Mount, NC; sisters-in-law, Dorothy (Oscar, Sr.) Gist of Union, SC and Wilhelmina Ferguson of Portsmouth, OH; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members. Funeral services will be held 2 pm Saturday, April 21, 2018 at McBeth Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the home. Arrangements are with Community Mortuary, 361 Meansville Road, Union, SC.