Burial will be in the Extra Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Thursday, June 6 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Riels died Monday, June 3, 2013 at the Ashley County Medical Center in Crossett. She was a native and lifelong resident of Ashley County and Hamburg and a resident of the Kilcrease House for the past five years. She was a homemaker and she worked at the Hamburg Shirt Factory for 20 years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Hamburg. She was a loving “Memmie” to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Riels was preceded in death by her husband, Floyd M. Riels in 1993; her parents, Frank and Luna Ann Holland Dew and her brother and sister-in-law, Virgil and Katherine Dew.
She is survived by a son, Glynn Riels and wife, Ruth, of Fountain Hill, Ark.; three grandchildren, Alan Riels and wife, Lisa, Alicia Kunert and husband, Joel and Andy Riels and wife, Susan; five great-grandchildren, Allison Bussman and husband, Adam, Will Cooper, A.J.Riels, Kayla Riels and Drew Riels.
Memorials may be made to the Extra Cemetery Association c/o Mrs. Dorothy Farmer, PO Box 472, Hamburg, Ark. 71646 or the Extra United Methodist Church, c/o Mrs. Vanice Jeffers, 116 Ashley 69 Road, Hamburg, Ark. 71646. Online guest book at www.jones-hartshorn.com