Nellie Viola Rietman

July 17, 1946 ~ August 21, 2021 (age 75)


Nellie Viola Rietman, who resided in Charleston AR passed away Saturday August 21, 2021 in Fort Smith, AR.  She was born July 17, 1946 to the late Virgie and Jeff Williams:  She was 75 years old.  Nellie was preceded in death by 3 sisters, Audra Faye Harris, Beatrice Passmore, and Grace Ann Corley, 2 brothers Wallace and Robert Williams.  Nellie was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening and growing flowers. Funeral services will be held Saturday August 28, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.  at Smith Mortuary in Charleston, AR with Reverend Richard Shotzman officiating; Burial will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Charleston. Nellie is survived by a daughter; Shirlene Nguyen and husband Tony of Charleston, a son; Edward Rietman and wife Marilyn of Paris and 2 sisters, Mary Sexton of Barling, AR and Linda Case of Charleston;2 brothers; Roy Williams of Charleston, AR and Billy Williams and wife Karen of Lavaca; 3 grandsons Joshua, Jeremy and Jonathan Nguyen; 2 granddaughters Staci and Skyler Rietman; and 2 great grandchildren , Raegan  Nguyen and Grayson Burris.  Pallbearers will be Joshua, Jeremy, Jonathan Nguyen, Travis Schluterman, Willie Cannon, and Chris Williams; Visitation will be Friday August 27, from 6-8 p.m. at Smith, Mortuary 22 North . Greenwood Charleston, AR  


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August 27, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
2021at Smith Mortuary (Charleston)

August 28, 2021

10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
2021at Smith Mortuary (Charleston)

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