Mary Linda Riley from King, Arkansas, age 75, went to her heavenly home on September 30, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband, James “Bud” Riley; her parents, Edwin and Thelma Friday; two brothers, Alvin and Billy Friday; and one special friend, Patricia “Pat” Collins.
She is survived by three sons and one daughter-in-law, David Smith, Scott Smith, and Michael and Rhonda Smith; one brother, Bobby Friday; two sisters-in-law, Irma and Susan Friday; three grandchildren and their spouses, Dustin and Susan Smith, Blake and Megan McAffee, and Martin and Tiffany Shea; five other grandchildren, Ashley, Brandon, Cameron, Seth, and Sarah Smith; three great grandchildren, Harper McAffee, Lily Smith McIntosh, and Walker Shea; and Ms. Kitty, her faithful cat.
Linda was born on September 12, 1942, in Lockesburg, Arkansas. She graduated from Texarkana College in 1981 with a degree in nursing and enjoyed doing this for 38 year’s. Most of all she enjoyed being a mother to her three sons and anyone else that needed a kind loving word.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 5, 2017, in the Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen with Shane Haarmeyer officiating. Burial will follow at Redmen Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, October 4th from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
You may leave a condolence online at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com