Madonna Rose (Riley) Rickey 82 of Findlay, IL. passed away at 2:48 PM Thursday August 28, 2014 in her home surrounded by her family.
Madonna was born August 28, 1932 in Moultrie County, IL the daughter of Charles and Viola Walton Riley.
She married Ronald “Doc” Rickey on Dec. 22, 1956 in Findlay, IL and he passed away on May 22, 1998.
Madonna was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Findlay.
Formerly, she worked at Brown Shoe Factory in Mattoon, IL, as a waitress in the House that Jack Built restaurant in Findlay and she delivered the Decatur Herald in Findlay.
Surviving are her children: Gary (Janon) Park of Findlay, Brenda (Michael) Malcom of Findlay, Rhonda (Gary) Fairbanks of Shelbyville and Shannon (Daren) Summers of Findlay; grandchildren: Tonya Roley, Travis (Jill) Park, Ronald Joseph McKittrick, Jessica (Ben) Edwards, Courtney Fairbanks, Jimmy (Constance) Rickey, Ashleah (Greg) Brownlee; 25 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; brothers: James Riley of Findlay and Edward (Vickie) Riley of Sullivanand her faithful dog Patches.
She was preceded in death by her husband “Doc”, parents, granddaughter Lutisha Decker. great grandson Heath Roley, sister Barbara Gregory, brother Willard “Bud” Riley and sister in-law Irene Riley.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday Sept. 2, 2014 at 1:00 PM in Lockart –Green Funeral Home in Findlay.Pastor Dennis Killman will officiate.Visitation will be from 11:00 AM Tuesday until the time of the service.Burial will be Wright Cemetery near Findlay. Memorials may be given to the Family.
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