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Margaret Elizabeth (Walker) Riley

August 6, 1923 ~ September 29, 2019 (age 96)

Mrs. Margaret Elizabeth (Walker) Riley, 96, of Marion, KY, passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Crittenden County Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Margaret loved riding four-wheelers as well as mule and wagon riding with her late husband, and friends Tommy and Maxine Croft.  Margaret was an avid deer hunter, gardener, and University of Kentucky basketball fan.  Margaret lived in Marion her whole life, and retired from Moore Business Forms after 25 years.  She was of Presbyterian Faith.

She is survived by one sister, Martha Edmondson of Austin, TX; two nephews; three nieces; several great nieces and nephews; and three great-great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her first husband of 25 years, Thomas Marion Carter; her second husband of 32 years, William Doy Riley; two brothers, George R. Walker, Charles A. Walker; one nephew, Rick Riley; and one great nephew, Phillip Riley; and her parents Rev. Clyde Walker and Helen Walker.

Funeral services will be Thursday, October 3, 2019, at 1 PM, in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services.   Burial will follow in White’s Chapel Cemetery.

Friends may visit with the family from 11 AM until the funeral hour on Thursday, October 3, 2019, in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services in Salem, KY.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: White’s Chapel Cemetery Fund, C/O Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services, PO Box 26, Salem, KY  42078.  Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home.

Condolence may also be left online at

Donations may be made to:

White's Chapel Cemetery Fund
C/O Boyds Funeral Directors and Cremation Services, P O Box 26, Salem KY 42078
Tel: 1-270-988-3131

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