When Stella Matilda Witten was born on 29 January 1912, in Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri, United States, her father, Lansford Witten, was 39 and her mother, Clara Viola Bond, was 23. She married William Marshall Rice on 3 February 1926, in Choctaw, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Sulphur Township, McCurtain, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 23 August 1990, in Eugene, Lane, Oregon, United States, at the age of 78.
North German: patronymic from Witte .
English: variant of Whitton .