Name: Stephanie Michelle Riley
Birth: 23 JAN 1970 in Muskogee, Muskogee Co., OK
Death: 11 JUN 2015 in Muskogee, Muskogee Co., OK
Reference Number: 134876
2015, Muskogee, Muskogee Co., OK, Obituary
Muskogee Daily Phoenix and Times-Democrat (OK) Date: June 14, 2015
Stephanie "Michelle" Riley, 45, of Muskogee, Oklahoma passed away Thursday, June 11, 2015. She has worked hard, earned her angel wings, and is now in heaven with her daddy who has been waiting to see his "Sissy Gal's" smiling face since 1993. She was born January 23, 1970 to Michael and Iris Riley in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Michelle graduated from Muskogee High School with the class of 1988. She then attended Southwestern State University in Weatherford, Oklahoma where she obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in 1993. She has been an RN for the past 22 years, most recently employed as Night Charge Nurse at Cornerstone Healthcare Systems in Muskogee. Michelle loved attending rock concerts, both near and far; playing with her dog Macey and hanging out with her nieces and nephew.
She was preceded in death by her father, Michael G. Riley; paternal grandparents, Gordon and Ruby Riley; maternal grandparents, Gordon S. Blankenship and Evelyn L. Smith; and step grandfather, AC Smith; and her cousin, Nathan D. Thomas.
Michelle is survived by her mother, Iris A. Riley of Muskogee, OK; brother, Mike Riley and wife Tracy of Dayton, OH; two nieces, Alexis and Hayley Riley; one nephew, Michael "The Beast" Riley; her beloved Akita, Macey; several aunts, uncles, cousins, best friend, Janet Brown of Sweet and Sassy; and a host of other good friends and coworkers.
A celebration of Michelle's life will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at Cornerstone Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Salters officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Steve Blankenship, Steve Thomas, Lee Smith, James King, Ed Ross, and Justin Roberts. Honorary pallbearers will be Kelly Smith, Leslie Blankenship, Lori Thomas-Walker, Hilary Thomas-Herd, Julie Henning, Janet Brown, and Kelli Atwell.
From: Diane Renfrow dhrenfrow(at)yahoo.com
Father: Living Riley
Mother: Living Blankenship