Mary Louise Riley


Mary Louise Riley, 91, of Cincinnati, Ohio, passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017 in Fairfield, Ohio.

Born September 29, 1926 in Scott County, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late Tracy and Zehra (Harrod) Brelsford.

She was a member of East Somerset Baptist Church, the Opendoor Sunday School Class at Memorial Baptist Church and Eastern Star.

She loved making scarves for the Salvation Army, baby blankets for the hospitals and lap blankets for anyone that needed them.

Survivors include her sons, Richard Jay Riley and Donald Allen Riley, both of Somerset, Kentucky, daughters, Teresa Jean Smith and Cynthia Louise Goff, both of Cincinnati, Ohio; her sister, Fay Marie Fawbush of Columbus; eight grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Samuel Riley; son, Gary Riley, sisters, Lucille June Dart and Ruth Ilene Burton.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin, Indiana, with Brother Darvie Fenison officiating. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at Buchanan Funeral Home. Burial will be at Harrod Cemetery in Austin, Indiana.

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