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Riley, Edna F.

Riley, Edna F.

February 27, 1934 — June 20, 2022

Edna Frances Riley, 88, passed away peacefully at home in Gladstone, MO on June 20, 2022.

Edna was born February 27, 1934, in Oxnard, CA, one of ten children of Oscar and Rose (Beroth) Gregg. Along with her parents, Edna was preceded in death by her first husband of 13 years, Joe Sullivan, and seven siblings. Edna worked 39 years for Tastee, later Metz Bakery. It was there she met her second husband, William "Bill" Riley, and they were married 46 years.
She was a member of Gladstone Seventh Day Adventist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Bill; children, Cindy Stickley (Harry), Judith Brown (Marland), Virginia Gail Burrus, Tammy Weakley and William Riley Jr. (Stacy); 13 grandchildren and many great grandchildren. Edna also leaves a sister, Betty Venus; brother, Jim Gregg; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will begin at 2:00 pm, followed by a funeral service at 3:00 pm, on Saturday, July 16, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, I-35 at State Route 291, Liberty, MO. Burial will be at Martin Cemetery, Highlandville, MO.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to World Vision (worldvision.org).

Service Information

Visitation will begin at 2:00 pm, followed by a funeral service at 3:00 pm, on Saturday, July 16, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, I-35 at State Route 291, Liberty, MO. Burial will be at Martin Cemetery, Highlandville, MO.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to World Vision (worldvision.org).

Riley, Edna F.'s Guestbook

Edna was such a nice, soft spoken woman that had such a sweet smile. I know she will be missed by many. May God hold the family tight while they go through these troubled times.

Debby Hill

Edna was such a wonderful woman. She was so kind and sweet. I have known her and Bill for twenty years through our common faith. She was a blessed Christian, and we can look forward to seeing her again at the resurrection!

Chris DeWeese

Our family has been truly blessed to have you in our lives. You've been such an amazing role model to so many and your loving presence and sweet smile will be greatly missed. Thank you for all the love you've given my children and I. Our hearts weigh heavy but we know you're in a much better place. We miss and love you with all our hearts. Rest in sweet paradise grandma. Until we meet again, love Khyla, Aubrey and Grayson.

Sloan Family

I love you with all my heart and soul. I'm so thankful for you being my mother rest in peace Mom Love always Tammy Jo

Tammy Weakley

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