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Annie Ruth Riley

November 9, 1925 ~ December 21, 2021 (age 96)


Annie Ruth Riley, 96, of Killeen passed away on, Tuesday, December 21, 2021.


Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at Southside Church of Christ located at 1505 Trimmer in Killeen. Followed by her burial at Killeen City Cemetery.


Annie was born on November 9, 1925, in La Mesa, NM to Fletcher and Grace Taylor. Annie loved singing with her mother and sisters. Annie married the love of her life Lee Roy Riley. Together they had three daughters. She loved being a mother and was a very loving wife. Her husband, Lee Roy passed away in 1965 and Annie became a widow at the age of 39. She had to learn to live without him and raise her girls. She became a bookkeeper and taught Sunday school. Annie loved being a grandmother and great grandmother.


She is preceded in death by her husband, Lee Roy Riley; her daughter, Debra Reece, her sisters, Dorothy Tuey and Leita Douglas.


Annie is survived by her two daughters, Patricia Wise and Cheryl Riley, both of Killeen: seven grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren.  


Arrangements are entrusted to Crotty Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Belton

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Funeral Service
December 29, 2021

2:00 PM
Southside Church of Christ (Killeen)

December 29, 2021

3:30 PM
Killeen City Cemetery
2408 E Rancier Ave
Killeen, TX 76543

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