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Pauline Riley

Thursday, May 3, 2012

LILBOURN -- Pauline Riley, 90, died May 2, 2012, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston.

Born Aug. 14, 1921, in Lindy, daughter of the late James and Mary Simons McCrady, she was a member of First Baptist Church in Lilbourn and had worked for the Sikeston Regional Center Group Care Home for 23 years before retiring.

On Dec. 25, 1938, she married J.L. Taylor, who preceded her in death Jan. 6, 1945.

On May 22, 1948, she married Paul Riley, and he preceded her in death March 19, 1990.

One son, Freddy Riley; and one granddaughter, Brittany Andersen, also preceded her in death.

She is survived by one son, Pete Taylor of New Madrid; two daughters, Shirley Taylor of New Madrid and Sharon Gibson of Kevil, Ky.; and 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

Visitation will is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Lilbourn, where services will be at 3 p.m. Friday. The Rev. Bob Medlock, a retired Baptist minister, will officiate.

Burial will follow at the Mounds Park Cemetery in Lilbourn.

Pallbearers will be: Jimmy Taylor, Joey Taylor, Jeff Taylor, Scott Riley, Blake Jordan and Rob Clay.

Ponder Funeral Home of Sikeston is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent at www.ponderfuneralhome.com.