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405 West 7th Street
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Phone: 970-945-5815
Fax: 970-945-5230
Barbara Riley

Barbara G. Riley

Thursday, June 6th, 1940 - Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Barbara G. Riley, 78, passed away March 20, 2019 at home surrounded by family. Barbara was born June 6, 1940 to George Edison and Helena Belle (Sievers) Smith in Denver, CO. She was the second of ten children. Barbara was raised in Glenwood Springs, CO and as a young girl she enjoyed spending summers at her father’s saw mill. She graduated from Glenwood Springs High School and attended college at Brigham Young University.
She married F. Patrick Riley on Jan 5, 1961. They were later sealed in the Oakland, CA Latter-day Saint Temple. They are the parents of four boys and seven girls. Barbara was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother and has influenced countless individuals through her faith, love, and service. She was an avid gardener and always had beautiful flowers, which is no small feat with the deer in Glenwood Springs. Barbara was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She truly lived the commandment to ‘love thy neighbor as thyself.’
She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Patrick, children; Michael (Lorna) Riley, Kristine (Paul) Robertson, Gregory (Stephanie) Riley, Sean (Annie) Riley, Jennifer (Jeff) Coalson, Matthew (Carla) Riley, Rebecca (Carlos) Vera, Barbara ‘Barbie’ (Gerrard) Carmichael, Mary Ellen (Shane) Porter, Megan (Ivan) Harper, 41 grandchildren and 8 spouses, 28 great-grandchildren, sisters; Marsha, Cheryl, Susan, Lori, and brothers; Dennis, George, and Brad.
She was preceded in death by her daughter Michelle, parents, sister Nancy and brother Lance.
Funeral services will be held Saturday March 30 at 10:30 am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 409 29th St in Glenwood Springs. A viewing will be that morning from 8:30-10:00. Interment will follow the funeral services at the Rosebud Cemetery under the direction of Farnum Holt Funeral Home.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 30th, 2019 | 8:30am - 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, March 30th, 2019 8:30am - 10:00am
    Location
    Glenwood Springs, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
    Address
    409 29th Street
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO 81601
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  • Service

    Saturday, March 30th, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Saturday, March 30th, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    Glenwood Springs, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
    Address
    409 29th Street
    GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO 81601
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Carlein Boags

Posted at 12:36pm
My name isCarlein. I am a Bible teacher. I am sorry for your loss. A scripture that has given me much comfort is Revelation 21.4 which promises that one day death shall be no more. I hope this truth brings you comfort also.
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F. Ward

Posted at 07:04am
"May Jehovah, the God of all comfort be with you all as you mourn the passing of Mrs. Riley. His Word gives power when we feel as though we have none, may you find through It the strength to bear your loss. For your comfort In the days ahead I pray you meditate on His promise to end tears of loss, and to resurrect those now sleeping in death." 1 Thessalonians 4:14, Revelation 21:4, John 5:28,29,
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Wendy Ward

Posted at 02:23pm
Dear Marsha and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. Barbara was a wonderful woman and I was blessed to have known her. All my love, Wendy Ward.
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Chris & Liz Greene

Posted at 09:07am
To Greg and Family - Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time. May the great memories overcome the pain. Our condolences.
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Jen - You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers today! Wel love you!
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