Memorial Gardens Funeral Home: Obituaries

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Ruby Head Riley Ruby Head Riley
(March 4, 1924 - September 1, 2011)

Ruby Head Riley of Sheridan, Arkansas was born March 4, 1924 in Monticello, Kentucky the daughter of the late Ripley Ray and Eva Buster Head. She was a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Sheridan and attended the Grant County Senior Citizens Center.

Mrs. Riley died Thursday, September 1, 2011 at Baptist Health Medical Center in Little Rock at the age of 87. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Patrick D. Riley, a son, Shelby Riley and a sister, Lizzie White.

Survivors: Sons, Russell and wife Zelda Riley of East End; Mickey and wife Paulette Riley of Sheridan; Daughter, Dianna and husband Bill McClung of Sheridan; 8 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren;

Funeral services will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, September 3, 2011 at Memorial Gardens Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Josh Thomas and Bro. Scotty Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at Center Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday evening from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to First Southern Baptist Church, 6111 Hwy 270 East, Sheridan, AR 72150.

Pallbearers are Bob Cardin, Robby Wellborn, Darrell Brakebill, Charles Thomas, Walter Wills, Charles Ratcliff, Robert McClung and Russell Wills.