Rita G. Riley
Rita G. Riley, 87, of Vidor, died Saturday, June 18, at her residence. A native of Beaumont, she lived in Vidor for 60 years before moving to Shamrock Shores 32 years ago after her retirement, and returned to Vidor in 2000.
Per Rita’s request, her body was donated to UTMB for science research.
She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Vidor.
Memorial services will be held at 6:30 p.m., on Thursday, June 23, at Memorial Funeral Home. Visitation will begin at 5:30 p.m., on Thursday, June 23, at Memorial Funeral Home.
Rita was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Jack W. Riley; sons, Warren Riley and Jack H. Riley; parents, Roy and Remola Gray; brothers, Roy Gray, Jr., and T. C. Gray.
She is survived by her son, David Riley and wife, Teresa; brother, Pete Gray and wife, Opal; brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Kay Cockrell; and her daughter-in-law, Patricia Riley, all of Vidor; nine grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandson.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: American Heart Association , Orange County Division, P. O. Box 632, Orange, Texas 77630