Mrs. Vera Inez Dye Rial, 83, of Hamburg, died Thursday, March 13, 2014. Mrs. Rial was a born in Monticello to the late Loren J. Dye and Janie McCarver Dye Burnette. She was a resident of Hamburg since 1955. Mrs. Rial was a homemaker, a seamstress and a member of the Gardner Baptist Church. She was very active in Women's Missionary Union and was the matriarch of four generations. She is preceded in death by a grandson, Jade Clark Rial in 1995; two brothers, Russell & Junior Dye. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Ted T. Rial; two sons, Randall Rial and wife, Tamara, and Danny Rial and wife, Vicky, all of Hamburg; a daughter, Brenda Houston and husband, Jim, of Little Rock; a step-daughter, Shirley Naron of Hamburg; a brother, Randy Dye of Little Rock; two grandsons, Kevin Rial of Crossett and Ted Gray of Monticello; two granddaughters, Tess Gray of Monticello and Lauren Rial Gardner of West Monroe, La.; five great-grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; and one step-great-great-grandchild. Funeral services are 2 p.m., Sunday at the Gardner Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Martin and Rev. Eugene Howie officiating. Burial will be in the Lone Sassafras Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Gardner Baptist Church Women's Missionary Union, PO Box 311, Hamburg, Ark. 71646 or St. Jude Tribute Program, In memory of Jade Rial, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, Tenn. 38148-0142. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg. Online guest book at www.jones-hartshorn.com.
Published March 16, 2014