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Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Martha Riley

Monday, October 18, 2004

NEW MADRID - Martha Stephens "Momo" Riley, 89, died Oct. 15, 2004, at her home.

Born Dec. 31, 1914, in Hickman, Ky., daughter of the late Ferninand and Martha Virginia Prather Maddox, she was a homemaker, retired teacher's aide and member of Immaculate Conception Church.

On March 9, 1935, she married Lilbourn L. "Pud" Riley who preceded her in death on April 3, 2000.

Survivors include: three sons and two daughters-in-law, Edward A. and Dorothy J. Riley of Dexter, Michael L. and Sue Riley of Sikeston and Stephen H. Riley of New Madrid; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Charlotte and Bob Minkler of St. Louis, Martha Marie and Wendell Thompson of New Madrid and Mary E. Betz of Memphis, Tenn.; and 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by one great-granddaughter, Lacy J. Riley.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. today at Immaculate Conception Church with the Rev. Randy Tochtrop officiating.

Burial followed in the Evergreen Cemetery.

Richards Funeral Home of New Madrid was in charge of arrangements.


Memorial contributions

may be sent to the

Immaculate Conception School

560 Powell St.

New Madrid, MO 63869