Regina Rich, daughter of Orvin and Velma (Box) Rich, was born on July 25, 1947 in Prairie Grove, Arkansas and departed this life on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma surrounded by her loved ones. She was 72 years young.
She was born in red brick hospital. Her parents brought her home to their 40 acres that were 5 miles east of Stilwell, OK.
Regina had 6 brothers and 1 sister. All of us worked and traveled from state to state picking vegetables. She attended Christie School with her siblings.
At age 16, she married James W. Price. They had 2 sons, Maxie L. and Jason A. Price. Their family lived across from James’ sister Ruby for a while. They also lived in Tulsa and Kansas City. James finally bought a house near his folks , 20 acres with a small log cabin on it, east of Stilwell. In 1983, they moved to Alaska to homestead. The boys moved back in 1986. Regina and James moved back in 1989 to see Jason graduate. James passed in 2004.
She loved gardening and flowers, enjoyed the outdoors. She took pleasure in all of her grandkids and great grandkids.
Regina was preceded in death by her husband: James Price, granddaughter: Jessica Price, brothers: Gerald Hensley, Loren Rich and Paul Rich.
She is survived by a loving, devoted family. They include her kids: Maxie Price and wife Jessie, Jason Price and wife Netta, grandkids: Crystal Price, Shasta Williams, David Price, Taylor Price, Natalie Mordrell, great grandkids: Brandon Price, Sandy Ely, Rayleen Patton, Kevin Williams, Kellie Williams, Kyle Williams, Dakota Williams, Blaze Price, siblings: Glenn Rich and wife JoAnne, James Rich and wife Pat, Ronald Rich, Gina Quinn and husband Ogie.
Many other relatives and friends also survive Regina. She will be deeply and dearly missed.
Graveside services were held at 1 pm on Friday, November 8, 2019 at Price Family Cemetery, Piney (Stilwell), OK with Crystal Price and Terry Kimble officiating. Interment followed under the direction of Roberts/Reed-Culver Funeral Home, Stilwell, OK.
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