Neola B. Riley Appleby, 47 of 1220 Railroad St. Franklin, formerly of Bradford, PA died at 3:35 A.M. April 10, 2010 at her residence surrounded by her family after a very courageous battle with cancer.
Born December 29, 1962 in Bradford she was a daughter of Luella B. Riley and the late David H. Riley.
Neola enjoyed playing bingo, spending time with her grandchildren, and various outdoor activities. She also enjoyed the company of her dog Buddy and cat Sassy.
Through the ministry of Christ United Methodist Church, Neola found Jesus Christ as her lord and savior.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by two daughters; Diana Wiggins and her husband Bill of Franklin and Shirley Falk and her husband Russell of Roulette, PA; one son Warren Riley of Bradford; one brother David Riley and his wife Doris of Bradford; four sisters Leona McKinney and her husband Bill of Bradford, Shirley Lovell of Sykesville, PA, Jessie McAlpine and her husband Robert of Bradford, and Patty Bloss and her husband Donald of Dunkirk, NY; eight grandchildren, Dakota, Gage, McKenzie, Mersadie, Austin, Selena, Erica and James; a number of nieces and nephews including Laura McKinney and David Riley Jr., who were with her when she passed away. She is also survived by her former husband and best friend Jesus Lozada of Seneca, and many other close friends.
Friends will be received on Tuesday from 10 11 A.M. at the Christ United Methodist Church 1135 Buffalo St. Franklin. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 A.M. at the church with the Rev. David Janz officiating.
Interment will follow at Willowdale Cemetery in Bradford.
Huff Chapel Inc. 312 West Park St. Franklin is in Charge of Arrangements.
The family suggests memorial donations may be made to Christ United Methodist Church 1135 Buffalo St. Franklin, PA 16323