Maxie A. Riley

April 25, 1917 - May 17, 2008 

Maxie A. Riley

April 25, 1917 - May 17, 2008 

Obituary for Maxie A. Riley

Maxie Riley (1917-2008)
Maxie Adams Riley, 91, of Oakmont Manor in Flatwoods, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, May 17, 2008.
Maxie, the daughter of the late Harry Adams and Trinnie Hayes Adams, was born in Cordell on April 25, 1917. She was educated in the Ashland Public Schools, where she graduated from Ashland Senior High School in 1936.
She was also preceded in death by her sister, Lexie Carnes, and her brother, Ray Adams.
She is survived by her loving husband, O.D. Riley Jr.; a son, Clarence Ray Riley and his wife, Darlene, of Ashland; her sister, Doris Jane Kellough and her husband, Charles, of Ashland; grandchildren Michael Riley and his wife, Evelyn, of Ironton, Christopher Riley and his wife, Karen, of Ashland, Matthew Riley and his wife, Sabrina, of Flatwoods, Brian Bass-Riley and his wife, Lori, of Fairhaven, N.J., and Kimberly Sansom of Ashland; and nine great-grandchildren.
Her first job was at Evans Bakery, where she worked for several years and met her husband. She then went to work at JC Penney for 14 years. She was of the Baptist faith and was very active in Sunday school and as a prayer warrior in the churches she was a member of in Ashland, Lexington, Columbus, Ohio, and Clearfield Baptist Church in Morehead, where her membership remains.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2008, at Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel by the Rev. Pete Miller, the Rev. Jim Nichols and the Rev. H.G. Pratt. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhomes.com.

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