Evelyn Riley, 87

Posted on January 26, 2013

Evelyn C. (Gordon) Riley, 87, passed away Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, in Naples, Fla. 
A native of Wells County, she was born on March 19, 1925, to John E. and Julia L. (Wilburn) Gordon. 
She was a 1943 graduate of Rockcreek High School and attended Manchester College.  Evelyn was a gifted artist and musician. She resided and worked in Wells County until retiring in Florida. 
Evelyn is survived by Phillip W. Riley, her beloved husband of 59 years; her daughter and son-in-law, Rochelle and Ron Walburn of Bluffton; her son and daughter-in-law, Ron and Pam Lenwell of Markle; her daughter Rita Kovach of Bloomington; her daughter and son-in-law, Robin and Brad Shake of Naples, Fla.; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. 
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by son Michael Wayne Riley and grandson Daniel Walburn.
Memorial services will be held at a later date in Bluffton. Fuller Funeral Home in Naples, Fla., is handling the arrangements. 
Memorial contributions may be made to your local Habitat for Humanity, American Heart Association, Alzheimer’s Association, or the Harry Chapin Food Bank (2221 Corporation Blvd., Naples, FL, 34109).

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