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Jann Riley

Jann Riley

Posted: Thursday, December 24, 2009 10:11 am

 The Messenger, December 24, 2009

Jann B. Riley, 68, of Paducah, Ky., died at 9:15 p.m. Dec. 22, 2009, at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah. She was a former resident of Union City.

Services will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Milner and Orr Funeral Home in Paducah, with the Rev. Bob Nichols officiating. Burial will follow in Barlow Cemetery in Kentucky.

Friends may call at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. Saturday.

The family requests that memorials be made to Fountain Avenue United Methodist Church in Paducah, where she was a member.

She was born in the Barlow (Ky.) community, daughter of Dutch (Tanner) Bryant of Paducah and the late Keith Bryant. Raised in Paducah, she was a 1959 graduate of Paducah Tilghman High School and attended Murray State (Ky.) University. She was a graduate of Fitzpatrick School of Cosmetology.

Mrs. Riley had also lived in Jackson; Lawton, Okla.; Copley, Ohio; and Amiens, France, before retiring to Paducah.

Survivors also include her husband of 47 years, Sam Riley; her daughter and son-in-law, Andrea and Bryan Hazlewood of Crestwood, Ky.; her son, Keith Riley of Paducah; two grandchildren, Brandon Hazlewood and Taylor Hazlewood, both of Crestwood; her brother, Van Bryant of Paducah; two sisters-in-law and the husband of one, Margarette Riley and Jeanne and Sonny Chandler, all of Paducah; and several nieces and nephews.

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