Ella Rae Steff Riley, age 75, of Leitchfield, KY, passed away Wednesday, (December 25, 2013) at the Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center in Leitchfield.
She was born on May 28, 1938 in Grayson Co., KY, the daughter of the late Roscoe and Orney Edwards Steff.
She began waiting tables at the Trolley Inn in Leitchfield in 1953, and took great pride in providing excellent service to the thousands of individuals that she served over the following 51 years. She attended Bethel Fellowship.
She is survived by 2 sons; David Riley (Monica) of Leitchfield, Brad Riley (Rachel) of Caneyville, KY, 1 granddaughter; Beth Riley of Leitchfield, 2 great grandchildren; Rilee Jo and Hannah Penner of Leitchfield, 1 sister; Shirley Kirby (Ed) of Falls of Rough, KY, and 1 brother; RL Steff (Betty) of Leitchfield. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Riley, and her grandson Bryce Riley.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, (December 29, 2013) at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield. Bros. Ron Miller and Nathan Lowe will be officiating. Burial will be in the Leitchfield Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be at the Dermitt Funeral Home from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Saturday and from 9:00 a.m. Sunday until time of services.