Hazel Riley

Hazel Riley Obituary


Age - 93


September 11, 2023


Georgetown, IN

Lanesville, IndianaHazel E. Riley, 93, entered eternal life, Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at the Villas of Guerin Woods in Georgetown, IN. She was born February 15, 1930, in New Albany, IN the daughter of George and Myrtle Ham Wiseman. She once served as the Deputy Clerk for the Floyd County Treasurer and Recorder, was Franklin Township Trustee in Floyd County, was a volunteer at the Floyd Memorial Hospital gift shop and was a member of the Hospital auxiliary. Hazel was a member of the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Lanesville and had a close group that remained friends for over 60 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, James Riley, a son, Michael Riley, grandson, David Riley, Jr. , 1 brother and 3 sisters. She is survived by one son David Riley (Nancy) of Georgetown, IN: grandchildren, Melissa Bartlett (Brad), Benjamin James Riley (Amber), Angela Swan (Larry), and Sarah Winstead (Kevin), 2 Great Grandchildren, 3 Great, Great Grandchildren and many Nieces and Nephews that she loved as much as her own children. Hazel's Life will be celebrated with a service at 11:00 AM Monday, September 11, 2023, at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown, Indiana. Chaplain Dale Huff will be the officiant. Burial will follow at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Lanesville, IN. Visitation will be from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM Sunday, September 10, 2023, and again on Monday from 9 AM until the service at 11:00 AM also at the funeral home in Georgetown. The family suggests memorial gifts be made to either Mt. Zion United Methodist Cemetery or to the American Cancer Society. The family would like to give special thanks for Hazel's wonderful care to the Villas of Guerin Woods and to Hosparus of Southern Indiana.

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