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Nina Opal Riley

August 26, 1926 December 14, 2018
Nina Opal Riley
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Nina King Riley, age 92, passed away peacefully at the Terrace Nursing and
Rehabilitation Center in Berea, KY on Friday, December 14, 2018. She was a homemaker and former teacher for the Estill County School System, and lived most of her life in Estill County. She was born August 26, 1926 in Irvine, KY to Samuel Mae King and Nannie Cole King. She was preceded in death by her husband: Thomas Charles (T.C.) Riley, two daughters: Naomi Gayle Riley Davis and Donna Lou Riley Ball, a granddaughter: Lisa Schaaf James and her siblings: Alvin Mitchell King, Edna Hall, Bessie Rison Whitt, James King, Harold King, Ann Collett, Charles Ray King and Mary Elizabeth King.
Mrs. Riley was a member of River Drive Christian Church, and attended Friendship Baptist Church and Providence Baptist Church over the years. She was a 60-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, a Kentucky Colonel, and a former member and officer of the Marcum-Wallace Hospital Auxiliary. She had a passion for reading and writing, and enjoyed cooking, baking, canning, and gardening. She also enjoyed listening to Gospel music, Big Band music, and Oldies music. Above all else, she loved reading her Bible and spending time with her family and friends.
Nina is survived by her children; Bobbie Kay Schaaf ( Rock Hill, SC), Anthony Covey (Opal), Cobhill, KY, Rebecca Riley Brode (Lewis), Cincinnati, OH, Daniel Clay Riley (Laura),
Cincinnati, OH, Judith Ann Riley Rucker (Alan), Richmond, KY, Lee Franklin Riley (Marie), Irvine, KY, and Col.(RET) Ronald Guy Riley, Frankfort, KY, thirteen grandchildren and twenty-three great grandchildren. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and friends. Mrs. Riley's visitation is Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 6-9 p.m. at Warren Toler Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, December 17, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home by Donnie Watson, with burial in Oakdale Cemetery. Pallbearers are Jason Riley, Todd Reynolds, Chess Rucker, Jody Collett, William Cole "Bud" Tucker, and Kevin Hall. Honorary pallbearers are Dave Cox, Pepper Hardy, Darryl Hall, Jerry Hall, Rick Riley, Donald Neal Riley, Billy Cole Tucker, and Larry Honchell.
Donations to Hospice Care Plus would be greatly appreciated.


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