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Donna Lynn Riley

January 28, 1964 — October 4, 2022

Donna Lynn (Richey) Riley, 58, of Kingman, went to be with her Lord 4:45 PM Tuesday October 4, 2022 at Franciscan Health in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

Donna was born January 28, 1964 in Vermilion County Illinois, the daughter of David E, and Margaret (Whitaker) Richey. She married the Love of her life Dennis R. Riley June 5, 1982 at Freedom Christian Church; he survives.

Surviving family also includes two daughters; Kara (Ryan) Todd, Kingman; Maggie (Harold) Kies, Wallace; four grandchildren, Thaylynn and Kole Todd, Logan and Zeb Kies; three sisters, Christy (Sam) Reed, Covington; Jennie (Paul) Zeibart, Danville IL; Emma (Darrel) Stonebraker, Covington; a brother, Milo (Judy) Richey, Covington; half-sister, Shanon (Kenneth) Gross, GA; many nieces & nephews and great nieces & nephews whom she loved dearly.

Donna was preceded in death by her parents, sister Lois E Cummins, brother in law Gary L Cummins, and great nephew Caden Vain Cummins.

Donna graduated from Covington High School in 1982. She was member of the Freedom Christian Church. She had been employed at Steel Grip sewing factory, Raybestos, and Pace Dairy, both in Crawfordsville.

Throughout her life she enjoyed wood working, crafts, gardening, hunting, fishing, sewing and reading. Donna also loved to cook meals in her dutch oven over an open fire. She loved spending time with her family and friends. She touched many hearts and minds throughout her life. Her love was raising her girls and spending time with her grandkids.

Visitation is 4:00 – 8:00 PM Sunday October 9, 2022 at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg. Funeral is 11:00 AM Monday October 10, 2022 at Dickerson Funeral Home with Pastors Alan Goff and Brian Holt officiating. Burial will be at Centennial Cemetery near Kingman. Memorial contributions may be given to American Cancer Society. Online condolences at



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