Services for Mary Ethelen Riley, 75, of Lubbock will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 30, 2003, in Sanders Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Jim Brown officiating. Interment will be in Resthaven Memorial Park under the direction of Sanders Funeral Home.
Mrs. Riley died Oct. 28, 2003, in the University Medical Center. She was born June 19, 1928 in Calhoun County, Miss. to Frank and Myrtle Brown. She graduated from Draughans Business College.
She married Ralph Riley on May 9, 1948 in Jackson, Miss. She was a longtime resident of Lubbock. She was a member of the Monterey Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband; a son, Allen Riley of Los Alamos, N.M.; a daughter, Liz Riley Applin of Lubbock; and a grandson, Nathan Riley. She was preceded in death by an infant son, James David Riley, on Aug. 26, 1962.
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal Thursday, October 30, 2003