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  • DELRA P. RILEY 1932-2013

  • Delra P. Riley, 81, Independence, Mo., passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013.

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  • Delra P. Riley, 81, Independence, Mo., passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013.
    Services will be 10 a.m. Thursday, July 18, at the Carson-Speaks Chapel, 1501 W. Lexington Ave., Independence; interment at Mount Washington Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel.
    Delra was born Feb. 16, 1932, in Stover, Mo., and graduated from Stover High School in the Class of 1949. She worked at the FMC Link-Belt plant for twenty years and then at Broski Brothers Fence Co. for ten years before retiring in 1994. She loved collecting angels of all kinds. Delra was preceded in death by five brothers and two sisters.
    She is survived by her husband of sixty-four years, D.W. Riley of the home; son, Eddy Riley and wife, Lorene; grandchildren, Patrick Riley, all of Independence, Mo., Cora Riley, Kansas City, Mo.; great-granddaughter, Skyla Riley; niece, Jeanie Marriott; nephew, Danny Marriott, both of Independence, Mo., niece, Janice Gras, Magnolia, Texas; her special dog, Bear; and many other family members.
    Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com.
    Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel, 816-252-7900.
     
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