Bernetta Bernice Riley

Bernetta Bernice Riley age 89, of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Risen Son Christian Village in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Bernetta was born July 17, 1929 in California Junction, Iowa to Lawrence and Bernice (Hatcher) Bonham. She graduated from Missouri Valley High School. Bernetta worked at Swanson’s in Omaha, Nebraska before marrying Wes. Bernetta married Wesley Riley in 1951 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. She enjoyed spending time with her family, animals, planting flowers, mushroom hunting and she was a great cook. Bernetta is preceded in death by her husband, parents, step mother Irene, three brothers, Harold, Kenny and Larry, step sister Rita. Bernetta is survived by her children: Gary Riley and wife Suzan of Carroll, Iowa, Susan Gibson and husband Pat of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Keith Riley and wife Judy of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Annette Jenkins and husband Steve of Missouri Valley, Iowa, sisters: Rosella Myler of Missouri Valley, Iowa, Marilyn Hansen of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Janette Naverette of Woodbine, Iowa, nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Visitation will be held Thursday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa. In Loving Memory Of Bernetta Bernice Riley Born July 17, 1929 California Junction, Iowa Entered Into Rest March 12, 2019 Council Bluffs, Iowa Graveside Service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2019 Calhoun Cemetery Missouri Valley, Iowa Officiating Pastor Connie McWilliams Music Selections “In The Garden” “The Old Rugged Cross” “One More Day” Casket Bearers Steve Gibson Jim Gibson Brad Riley Lynn Jenkins Sarah Riley Pat Gibson Final Resting Place Calhoun Cemetery Missouri Valley, Iowa


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