Evelyne McClain Riley

September 2, 1935 ~ November 3, 2019 (age 84)


Evelyne McClain Riley, 84, of Hamburg, died Sunday, November 3, 2019, in Crossett.  Mrs. Riley was a native of Ashley County, a resident of Hamburg for most of her life, and a 1953 graduate of Hamburg High School. She worked for Jones Funeral Home for 31 years and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Hamburg.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Robert R. “Bobby” Riley in 2005; her parents, Sherwood and Eula Oden McClain and a brother, Jimmy Dale McClain.

She is survived by her children, Lisa Riley Timmons and husband, Benji, of Russellville and Robert Michael Riley and wife, Terri Lynn, of Hamburg; a sister-in-law, Donna McClain of Carrollton, Texas; two granddaughters, Gracie Campbell Riley of Hamburg and Heather Timmons Aich and husband, Joe, of Russellville; two great-granddaughters, Eden R. Aich and Maddison L. Aich and a host of lifelong friends.

Funeral services are 10 a.m., Wednesday, November 6, 2019, in the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Bobby Pennington officiating.  Burial will be in the Hamburg Cemetery. Pallbearers are Jim Wells, Jackie Lauhon, Ronnie Lauhon, John Sanderlin, Blaine “Buddy” Kilcrease, Jared Brooks and Dewey "Scutter" Kilcrease. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905. 

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home.

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November 5, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home
302 E. Lincoln Street
Hamburg, AR 71646

Funeral Service
November 6, 2019

10:00 AM
Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel
302 E. Lincoln Street
Hamburg, Arkansas 71646

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