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Doris Riley

Friday, October 12, 2012

BLODGETT -- Doris Riley, 75, died Oct. 10, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

Born Oct. 10, 1937, in Portageville, to the late John E. and Ethel Beaird Long, she was a member of Blodgett Baptist Church. She had worked as a seamstress for the Accent Shop for 15 years and then as a hostess and cashier at Lambert's Cafe for 16 years before retiring.

On July 12, 1954, in Booneville, Miss., she married Dean Riley who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: four sons and daughters-in-law, Michael and Gail Riley and Donald and Geri Riley of Blodgett, Jeffery and Beverly Riley of Benton and Gregory and Rhonda Riley of New Hamburg; two daughters and sons-in-law, Debbie and Mike Glastetter of New Hamburg and Pamela and Larry Gates of Benton; two brothers, John Long of Aurora, Ill., and Richard Long of Johnson City, Tenn.; five sisters, Freda Williams of Harrisburg, Ill., Shirley DeWitt of Sikeston, Brenda Manker of Murray, Ky., Diane Ledbetter of Sikeston and Sherry June Howell of New Madrid; and 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by one adopted son, Bob Strickland, four brothers, Bobby Long, Ronnie Long, Frankie Long and Charles Long, and one grandson, Joshua Deke Sparks.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. today at the Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston where services will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. Her brother, the Rev. Richard Long, will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Blodgett Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Zachary Sparks, Michael Glastetter II, Donnie Riley, Jacob Riley, Michael Riley II, Justin Riley and Zane Riley.

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