Barbara Jane Riley

Graveside services for Barbara Jane Riley, 84, Baldwin City, will be at 10 am Saturday at Mt. Sidney Cemetery in Linwood, with Roger Dressler officiating. Barbara died Monday, May 23, 2016, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born Feb. 10, 1932, in Lawrence, the daughter of John R. and Nettie McGoldrich Burke. She attended schools in Linwood, and graduated from Linwood High School. Barbara was a farm wife, and drove a school bus for Baldwin City USD 348 for over 33 years. She enjoyed sewing, needlepoint, crafts, and reading.

She married Charles T. Riley on Mar. 6, 1952, in Linwood. He preceded her in death on Apr. 19, 2004. Survivors include three sons, John Charles Riley and wife Debbie, Lawrence, Michael Allen Riley and wife Rhonda, Baldwin City, and William E. Riley and wife Christine, Lawrence; and four grandchildren, Anna, Brenna, Justin, and Micaela.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 7:30 pm Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Foundation, in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana St., Lawrence, KS, 66044. Online condolences may be sent at