Velma Christine Riley, formerly of Fredonia, and daughter of the late Nicholas and Lena Stevens Horning, graduated to eternity Saturday, September 4, 2021, at the age of 94.
Riley is survived by daughters, Sherry Prowell of Princeton Victoria (Kelly) Waldrop of Hubert, N.C., and Christy (Doug) Beller of Eddyville; son, Troy (Marie) Riley of Hubert, N.C.; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Waiting for her in eternity were Mrs. Riley’s parents, her husband of 53 years, Allen Moore “Shorty” Riley; son, Nicky Riley; sister, Ann Sigler; brothers, T.J., Tom, Presley, Roy, and Aaron Horning.
The family will host visitation Saturday, September 18, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton. Funeral services will be held directly following visitation. Her son, Troy Riley, will officiate, with the assistance of Reese Baker graveside. Mrs. Riley will be laid to rest with her loved ones at the Beech Grove Cemetery.