Vera Inez Dye Rial, 83, of Hamburg, died Thursday, March 13, 2014 at the Belle View Estates Rehabilitation and Care Center in Monticello.
She was a homemaker, a seamstress and a member of the Gardner Baptist Church. She was very active in the Women’s Missionary Union and was the matriarch of four generations.
Mrs. Rial was born in Monticello to the late Loren J. Dye and Janie McCarver Dye Burnette.
She was also is preceded in death by a grandson, Jade Clark Rial in 1995, and two brothers, Russell and 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 Kilcrease of Monticello and Lauren Rial Gardner of West Monroe, Louisiana; five great-grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, four step-great-grandchildren and one step-great-great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be held March 16, 2014 at 2 p.m. 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:
Gardner Baptist Church Women’s Missionary Union
PO Box 311
Hamburg, AR 71646
St. Jude Tribute Program, In memory of Jade Rial
PO Box 1000, Dept. 142
Memphis, TN 38148-0142