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Welcome to the memorial page for

Dora Jean (Dezarn) Riley

December 9, 1936 ~ September 10, 2017 (age 80)


Dora Jean Riley, 80, of Borden, IN passed away peacefully at her home in Borden on September 10, 2017.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Riley, Parents Nanny and Loyd Dezarn, Sisters Edith, Eva, Sofia and Georgia.

She is survived by her son, James Riley (Dana), Grandson Shawn Riley (Susan) and Granddaughter Tracy Franklin (Jason), as well as three great-grandchildren Shelby Riley, Brett and Alyssa Franklin. She also had three step-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.


Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at the Garr Funeral Home in Sellersburg with interment to follow at Ebenezer Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday from 12:00 noon until 8:00 P.M. and on Thursday  from 11 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to Kindred Hospice (391 Quartermaster Ct. Jeffersonville, IN 47130) Online condolences can be made at

Charitable donations may be made to:

Kindred Hospice
391 Quartermaster Ct, Jeffersonville IN 47130

 Service Information

September 13, 2017

12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Garr Funeral Home
7806 Hwy 311
Sellersburg, IN 47172

Funeral Service
September 14, 2017

1:00 PM
Garr Funeral Home
7806 Hwy 311
Sellersburg, IN 47172

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