Betty Jean Riley, 59, 1633 West lst Street died at home, August 21, 2005. She was born in Fordsville, Ky. to the late Chester Tallmage Huff and Louellen Clark Huff. She was former owner of Rileys Septic Service, a member of Reality Faith Church, enjoyed raising her children, grandchildren, playing bunco with her friends and contributor to St. Jude's Hospital. Also enjoyed arts and crafts and camping. Also preceded in death by one brother and one sister. Surviving are her husband of 40yrs. of marriage, William Riley; three sons, Dewayne Sapp and his wife, Penny of Owensboro, Tim Riley of Owensboro, Barry Riley and his wife, Dora of Owensboro; one daughter, Misty Hillard and her husband, Chris of Owensboro; three grandchildren, Jordynn Sapp, Kandace Hillard and McKenzie Riley; two brothers, James Ray Huff of Wilmington, NC; Jerry Huff of Owensboro; two sister, Maxine Mayfield and Brenda Furguson both of Owensboro; several nieces and nephews. Services are at 1pm. Wednesday at Haley-McGinnis Funeral Home, visitation from 4 to 8pm. Tuesday, 10 to 1pm. Wednesday. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Sorgho, Ky. Duane Scoggins will be officiating. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to St. Judes Hospital.

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  1. Bill, Tim, Barry, Dewayne,
    Betty was always nice to me and my family she always invited me into her house as if I was a part of family. I grew up with Tim and Barry playing sports and hanging out. Never new a kinder family.
    I remember when I raced

  2. Dewayne and Penny
    We are very sorry for your loss and regret that we cannot be there with you. Your famiy is in our thoughts and prayers

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