Dorothy “Dot” Riley

Published 1:00 pm Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Funeral services for Dorothy “Dot” Riley were held at 11:00am on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Saulters-Moore Funeral Home Chapel. Mrs. Riley, age 81, passed away from this life on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. Interment was in the New Hebron Cemetery.

Rev. Sonny Adkins officiated. Pallbearers were, Jacob Riley, Aaron Riley, David Riley, Matthew Berry and Jason Riley.

Saulters-Moore Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Dorothy Ann Berry Riley was born on December 27, 1935, in New Hebron, to Nolan and Marion Crosby Berry. She was a graduate of New Hebron High School in 1953, and married the love of her life Edward M. Riley Jr. on December 29, 1956.

In her life as a U.S. Navy wife she lived in many places across the United States and raised three sons. After the retirement of her husband from the U.S. Navy, the family settled in Orange, TX. She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, in West Orange, Texas. Dot Riley was a retired x-ray stenographer.

She is survived by three sons, Edward “Ned” Riley III and his wife, Ellison Stollenwerck Riley of Irving, Texas, Donald B. Riley and his wife Tracey Riley of Cypress Texas, and Ronald M. Riley of Mabank TX.Five Grandchildren; David J. Riley of College Station, Texas, Jacob D. Riley of Houston TX, Aaron J. Riley of College Station Texas, twin granddaughters, Catherine G. Riley and Sarah B. Riley, both of College Station, Texas; one step grandson, Kyle Riley of Denver, Colorado, three great grandchildren, Hadley G. Riley, Kinleigh G. Riley and Ryatt J. Riley, one brother, Al Berry and his wife Regina Berry of New Hebron; also, many loved and cherished nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Riley was preceded in death by her mother and father; her husband, Edward Monroe “Ned” Riley Jr.; one brother and one sister.. Online condolences and a guest registry are available at