Vicki Lynn Sanders was escorted to Heaven by angels on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, MO.
Vicki Lynn Riley was born October 9, 1952, in Harrisburg, AR the daughter of James and Dororthy (Cooper) Riley.
Vicki grew up in rural Arkansas. She graduated from Cross County High School in 1970. She was later the superintendent’s secretary at her alma mater for twenty years. Vicki finished her career working for the Arkansas Department of Education statewide computer system.
Vicki was a runner for many years and loved her walks at the park for years. She loved yard work, flowers, and outside activities. She loved time spent with her daughter and grandchildren, especially the trips to the beach. She loved doing things for others. She was full of love and kindness.
Vicki was a faithful member of the Hottel Springs Church of Christ, Seneca, MO. Vicki’s smile and kindness that she shared while here on earth will never be forgotten.
Vicki Lynn Riley married Lawrence Sanders on November 19, 1971, in Cherry Valley, AR and he survives.
Additional survivors include her mother Dorothy Riley, Harrisburg, AR; one daughter, Heather Reiboldt and husband Bryan, Neosho; one brother, Dennis Riley and wife Mary, Cherry Valley, AR; one sister Wanda Armstrong, Harrisburg, AR; three grandchildren, Madyson Reiboldt, Noah Reiboldt, and Conner Reiboldt and a host of family, extended family, church family, and friends.
Vicki was preceded in death by her father James Riley; one sister, Teresa Witt, and one brother-in-law Rick Armstrong.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 pm, Thursday, January 28, 2021, at the Hillcrest Church of Christ.
Funeral services under the personal direction of Campell-Biddlecome Funeral Home will be held at 2:00 pm, Friday, January 29, 2021, at Hillcrest Church of Christ with Danny Boggs and Bob Hampton officiating. Burial will be in the IOOF Cemetery in Neosho, MO with Don Pritchard, Bill Carpenter, Jeff Skaggs, Michael Middleton, Dan Lazure, and Josh Dodson serving as pallbearers. Carl Phipps, Kelly Phipps, and Jeff Bradshaw serving as Honorary Pallbearers.
Memorial contributions can be made to Children’s Homes of Paragould, 5515 Walcot Road, Paragould, AR 72450 in the care of Campell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, PO Box 380, Seneca, MO 64865.