Dorothy  Riley

Dorothy Cater Riley

March 8, 1932 - August 14, 2019
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Dorothy Cater Riley, 87, of White Hall, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019. She was born March 8, 1932 in Monticello to the late James Pink and Effie Mae Chidester Cater.
Dorothy had owned and operated a craft shop for years and loved it, and was also a floral designer at Shepherd’s and Harvest Foods. She was also a homemaker and a Baptist.
Also preceding her in death was her husband, Wilber Lee Riley, the love of her life, whom she married October 5, 1950; and seven brothers and sisters.
Survivors include one daughter, Patricia (Skip) Parker; 2 sons, Michael “Mike” (Jackie) Riley and Russell “Rusty” (Laynette) Riley; 6 grandchildren, Will Parker, Stephanie Parker Ford, Ryan (Tammy) Riley, Joseph Riley, Melissa (Roy) Campbell and Raven (Tyler) Riley Washabaugh; 8 great grandchildren, Brandon Ford, Jaden Ford, Maddie Riley, Max Riley, Bailey Riley, Miles Riley, Chris Campbell and Sawyer Campbell; and her loving companion, Bob Murphy.
Graveside services will be 2:30 PM Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Memorial Park Cemetery with Bro. Ronald Grundy officiating. Special music will be by Laynette Riley.
The family will be at 803 Meredith in White Hall. The family would like to give a special thanks to Tara and Lenora at Countryside Assisted Living in Huntsville and all of the staff for taking care of Dorothy for 6 years.
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  • Service

    Saturday, August 17, 2019 | 2:30pm
    Saturday, August 17, 2019 2:30pm
    Memorial Park Cemetery
    6707 Dollarway Road
    Pine Bluff, AR 71602
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Bro. Ronald Grundy
  • Interment

    Memorial Park Cemetery
    6707 Dollarway Road
    Pine Bluff, AR 71602
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Gail Bubbus Spadoni

Posted at 02:10pm
Our sincere love and sympathy to you all so many happy memories yo a beautiful and great lady,love all the Bubbus and Spadoni family

Peggy Hale

Posted at 05:15pm
So sorry to learn of the passing of Ms Dot. I couldn't have asked for a better neighbor. Sweet lady.


Pamela Holcomb

Posted at 12:23pm
Mike and family, so sorry for the loss of your mom.
Pam Holcomb

Dorothy Northern and Steve Ross

Posted at 10:24am
Sending love and peace to you all.
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Lisa Norvell

Posted at 12:40am
Patti, Mike, Rusty and family,
I'm so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. It's always difficult to lose a mom.
I'll be keeping all of you in my heart and prayers during the sad days ahead.
I love you all.
Lisa Garman Norvell

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