Kathie June Riley


Mrs. Kathie June Riley, 66 of Grand Rivers, KY passed away Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, at Baptist Health in Paducah, KY.

Born Sunday, Sept. 19, 1954, in Benton, KY, she was the daughter of Luther D. Morehead of Calvert City, KY and the late Martha Ann (Jessup) Morehead. She was a loving wife and mother and a retired Registered Nurse, having spent most of her career in the Transitional Care Unit of Lourdes Hospital, Paducah, KY, where she made many lifelong friends. Mrs. Riley earned her BSN from Murray State University. She was a devoted Christian and the pastor’s wife of Lake City Baptist Church. A true servant of the Lord, she often served as organist, children’s bible study leader, and Sunday School teacher.

Surviving are her adoring husband of over 40 years, Billy Riley of Grand Rivers, KY; daughter, LeeAnn (Stephen) Glisson of Paducah, KY; son, Dr. Derek Riley, wife Dr. Cara Riley of Pulaski, TN; brothers, Mickey Morehead of Mayfield, KY and Monty Morehead of Gilbertsville, KY; sister, Karen Faughn of Gilbertsville, KY; grandchildren, Nadia Yamada, Elliana Riley, Parker Riley, Rowan Riley, Daley Glisson, Eli Glisson and Eden Glisson.

She was preceded in death by her mother.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home, 211 West 5th St., Benton, KY, with Dr. Darvin Stom officiating. Interment will follow the service in Miller Cemetery, Grand Rivers, KY.

Friends may visit with the family between the hours of 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at Collier Funeral Home, 211 West 5th, Benton, KY.


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