Dottie Bernice Riley, 70, of Fort Smith, formerly of Booneville, passed away on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 in Fort Smith. She was born Dec. 28, 1945 in Amarillo, Texas to the late Lewis Brookfield and Lilly Mae (McClesh) Hess.

She worked as an aide at the Booneville hospital for many years and was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Fort Smith.

She is preceded in death by her husband Robert “Bob” Riley.

A family held memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., on Thursday, Dec. 15, at the Calvary Baptist Church in Fort Smith. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Roberts Funeral Home.

She is survived by three sons, Shawn Riley of Fort Smith, Robert Riley, Jr. of Beebe, and Kendall Jackson of Miami, Fla., and two grandchildren.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m., at Roberts Funeral Home in Booneville.