Rozella was born Aug. 10, 1916 in Sommerset, Kan. to Arthur Dean and Edna Mae (Lea) Halliburton.
She married George A. Riley, Sr. on Feb. 3, 1933 in Harrisonville, Mo. They moved to Edgerton from De Soto in 1949.
Rozella was a former member of Pioneer Baptist Church in Louisburg, Kan. and more recently she was a member of Antioch Baptist Church, Spring Hill, Kan.
She was a grandmother to every kid who came along and a dedicated supporter of the Amazing Grace Baptist Camp in Ottawa. She will be dearly missed by family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George, in 1992 and brother Virgil Dean Halliburton.
Rozella is survived by her children George M. and wife Joan Riley, Merriam, Kan.; George A. Riley, Jr. and wife Karen, Overland Park, Kan.; Myrna Lee (Meeder) Croan, Olathe, Kan.; Linda Mae (Thompson) Hollon, Gardner and Janie Sue McIntire and husband Ray, Edgerton; 29 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., March 17, 2012 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, KS (913) 856-7111. Burial follows at Edgerton Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., also at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Amazing Grace Baptist Camp. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com.