Geneva Ruth Files, 69, of Monette, formerly of Leachville, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2007, at Monette Manor Nursing Home. Born at Leslie, she was the daughter of the late Walter and Annie Layton Whisenant and was a lifelong area resident. She was a retired nurses aide and member of the Church of God.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband and father of her children, Paul Riley.
She is survived by her husband, Billy Ray Files, of the home; three sons, Paul Wayne Riley, David Riley and Larry Riley, all of Monette; a daughter and son-in-law, Betty and Randy Files of Monette; a sister, Annie Belle Allen of Iowa; nine grandchildren.
A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Monday at Leachville Cemetery with Rev. Pat Tucker officiating. Howard Funeral Service of Leachville was in charge of arrangements.