Herrin- Jerrie Frances Riley, age 71, of Herrin, passed away at 11:29am on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at her home in Herrin.
Jerrie was born in Chicago on April 17, 1946, the daughter of Jerry Lee and Mary Frances (Dawson) Harper. She had worked at Norge, but also worked with the elderly as a private in-home care provider.
Survivors include her daughter- Dana and Stephen Miller of Johnston City
Son- Rob and Tammy Riley of Carterville
Two Grandchildren- Blake and Brandon Riley of Carterville
Two Brothers- Ron and Kay Harper of Johnston City
Randy and Cindy Harper of Johnston City
Three Sisters- Joann Krumrey of West Frankfort
Sally Virginia and Phillip Webster of Herrin
Cheryl Story of Christopher
She was preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter- Cassandra Riley, and one sister- Pamela Sue Orr.
Funeral services will be held at 11am on Monday July 24, 2017 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin with Rev. Terry Griffith and Rev. G.L. Keene officiating. Burial will follow at Herrin City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4-7pm on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin.
For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation and will be accepted at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home/ 201 S. 13th St/ Herrin, IL 62948. For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.