Rebecca Ann Riley

Born on 08/21/1932

Departed on 01/14/2013

Resided in Locust Grove, Virginia

Rebecca Ann Riley, 80, of Locust Grove, passed away Monday, January 14, 2013 at Mary Washington Hospital.

Mrs. Riley was a long-time resident of Culpeper. She worked for more than 20 years at Gayheart’s Drug Store in Culpeper before retiring. Mrs. Riley was a member of the Fredericksburg Eagles Lodge #4123, where she loved dancing. She attended Fredericksburg Senior Citizens Club, Belmont Baptist Church and Flat Run Baptist Church.

Mrs. Riley was a loving mother, grandmother and sister who was a friend to many and had a heart of gold.

Survivors include daughters Margaret Monroe and husband Doug of Hartwood, Tena Shifflett and husband Dale of Culpeper, Becky Finley and husband Randy of Wake Forest, NC and Shelia Mills of Fredericksburg; son Arthur Beach of Fredericksburg; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; brothers David Ryder of Fredericksburg and Glen Ryder of Spotsylvania County; sisters Evelyn Waybright of Harrisonburg and Joyce Payne of Locust Grove; numerous nieces and nephews; companion Wade Hairfield of Spotsylvania; and her “sister” and best friend, Anna Mae Jenkins of Culpeper.

The family will receive friends from 6-8pm Thursday, Jan. 17 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg.

A service will be held at noon Friday, Jan. 18 at the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

10 thoughts on Rebecca Ann Riley

  1. Suzette Turner on said:

    My condolences to the family.

  2. mary dickinson on said:

    our prayers go out to the family and friends who knew Rebecca she will be miss greatly god bless maryand dennis abel

  3. Sharon Finley Bailey on said:

    Becky, I am so sorry for the loss of Miss Becky. Buddy and I have some fun memories of the little time we spent with her. Know I’m here whenever you need me!


  4. SIlas & Betty Brown on said:

    We were sorry to hear about the passing of Becky . Our condolences, and prayers to all of her family. Becky was a wonderful person she will be missed by all that knew her.

  5. Linda Jones on said:

    My thoughts and prayers go out the the family
    Becky was a special lady and will be truly missed

  6. Marie Heflin on said:

    My prayers go out to the family Becky will be missed
    She was loved by all

  7. Mildred and Fred Shifflett,,, on said:

    My prayers and thoughts go out to the 4 girls,,,may God Bless you and keep you in His care,,,Mildred Shifflett,,,Dale’s mother,,

  8. Mildred and Fred Shifflett,,, on said:

    God Bless everyone,,,

  9. Jeri Monroe Brooks on said:

    Prayers and condolences to the entire family in the loss of your mother and friend. God be with you all.

  10. Betty and Brad Monroe on said:

    Our deepest sympathy in the loss of Becky, she was a Special Lady and had a Smile for everyone. I truly enjoyed our times together, even though not often. As the song goes “She Lived Life Her Way”. She cared for others deeply and was loved by many. She was a Dear!
    May God comfort you at this sad time,
    Love, Betty and Brad

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