Obit: Lucile Riley

Obit: Lucile Riley

July 10th, 2019 in Obituaries
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RINGGOLD — Jeanette “Lucy” Lucile Sawyer Riley, 89, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019. A native of Louisville, Ky., Lucy has lived in the Ringgold area for the past 18 years and was formerly of Chattanooga. She was a former employee of Matisoff Jewelers and a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband Bush Riley Jr.; parents, Charles Austin and Jeanette Meyer Sawyer; granddaughter, Lauren Riley and grandson, Jacob Tallent. She is survived by her son, Charles (Debbie) Riley of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.; three daughters, Caroline (Bob) Barnes, of Ooltewah, Tenn., Janet (Kyran) Battersby, of Ringgold, Ga., and Suzanne (Wallace) Tallent, of Chattanooga, Tenn.; 14 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 12 noon Thursday, July 11, 2019, in the funeral home chapel with Dr. Courtney Krueger officiating. Interment will follow at Chattanooga National Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. until funeral time Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Alzheimer’s Association. The family would like to thank Homestead Hospice and special nurses, Amanda and Heather for all they have done for Lucile and the family. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral Home Wallis-Stewart Chapel Ringgold, Ga. An online register book may be signed at www.wilsonfuneralhome.com