|Nellie Faye Riley, age 82, passed away, surrounded by her family on April 8, 2021. Nellie was born in Pendleton County to the late Sherman and Elizabeth Bishop. Nellie always prioritized spending time with her immediate and extended family. She loved hosting and entertaining all guests. Nellie worked for Florence Baptist Temple for over 20 years and retired from Colonial Heights serving others. She never met a stranger and enjoyed cooking, decorating and just interacting with people.
Nellie is survived by her daughter: Regina (Terry) Pelfrey, grandchildren: TJ (Alli) Pelfrey and Felicia Pelfrey, great-grandchildren: Silas, Selah, Amos, and Adah Pelfrey, and numerous nieces nephews, great nieces, great nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years: Wayne Riley, siblings: Raymond Bishop, Florence Sweeney, Dorothy Porter, Beulah Fardo, Roy Bishop, and nephew: Steve Alford.
A public visitation will be held Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Florence Baptist Temple from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Funeral Services will follow afterwards. Entombment will be held at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Erlanger. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Florence Baptist Temple. Online condolences can be left at www.LinnemannFuneralHomes.com.
Florence Baptist Temple
1898 Florence Pike
BURLINGTON, KY 41005
Forest Lawn Memorial ParkAddress: 3227 Dixie Hwy ERLANGER, KY 41018
Nellie Faye Riley
Prayers to Mrs Riley’s family
losing someone so dear is devatsting
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