Tessie Elizabeth Riley
Tessie Elizabeth Riley
  • April 26, 1946 - December 6, 2017
  • Ariton, Alabama

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Tessie E. Riley, a resident of Ariton, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at her residence. She was 71.

Mrs. Riley was born April 26, 1946 in Pike County, Alabama and lived most of her life in the Rocky Head Community. She enjoyed reading, fishing and gardening. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

Mrs. Riley is predeceased by her husband, C. W. Riley.

She is survived by 6 children, Tammy Youstra (Rigo) of Killeen, TX, Debra Justice (Dell) of Daleville, AL, Wayne Riley (Mavis) of Ariton, AL, Jane Stumpf (Keith) of Ozark, AL, Ladon Riley (Shirley) of Skipperville, AL and Angie Tarter (Donavan) of Ozark, AL; 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; 2 sisters; 3 brothers; several nieces and nephews; a special companion, her poodle, 'Coco'.

Fuqua-Bankston Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.