Collier-Butler Funeral Home

824 Rainbow Drive, Gadsden, AL


Barbara Riley

October 22, 1946April 19, 2016

Funeral services will be at 11:00 am Saturday, April 23, 2016 at North Glencoe Baptist Church for Barbara Riley, age 69, of Glencoe who passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. Rev. David Cofield will officiate. Burial will be at Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services directing.

Barbara was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of North Glencoe Baptist Church. Her passion was her family and Gold City Quartet. She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Lucille Womble, brother, Bill Reed and son, Doug Riley.

Barbara is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Tim Riley; son, Daniel (Holly) Riley; daughter, Amy Riley Strickland; grandchildren, Chapen Riley, Emma Strickland, Griffin Riley, Sadie Riley, Riley Strickland, Tessa Riley and Asher Riley; brother-in-law, E.L. (June) Riley; sisters-in-law, June (Gene) Gurley, Judy (Pete) Urban, Pam (Dennis) Mosher, Joan Riley and Gwin Reed and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to your favorite charity, church or ministry.

The family will receive friends Friday evening at North Glencoe Baptist Church from 5:00pm until 8:00pm. Barbara will lie in state one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Online condolences to the Riley family can be made at www.collier-butler.com.


  • Visitation Friday, April 22, 2016
  • Funeral Service Saturday, April 23, 2016


Barbara Riley

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December 23, 2016

I have listened to Gold city and Tim's under control for years and I know Jesus is standing there with the family. I know Babara has gone to be with the Lord. Go will grant the family strength and peace. Rest on dear Babara.
Florence, (S.A).

May 1, 2016

For your loss, I am truly sorry. For your gain of having her in your life, I consider you blessed. May your heart eventually settle in peace and gratitude, appreciation and beautiful memories enfold you as you mourn your loss and remember your blessings. Jiana

Ron Hogsten

April 27, 2016

We have long been fans of the group and your families; please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Ron Hogsten--Orange,Va.

James Leibensperger

April 26, 2016

Dear Riley family, May our loving Jesus be very close to you at this time of great loss! Thank God that one day sin , and death will never touch us anymore! Your brother in our Saviour, James L.

Wanda Scott

April 24, 2016

We are so sorry for your loss of Barbara.She will be greatly missed.Gold City Qurtet will have to be strong through it all.Praying for Tim and Family.Tommy a.d Wanda Scott love y'all.

Matt Paasch

April 24, 2016

I'm so very sorry to hear of your loss. You're in our thoughts and prayers, and may the Lord grant you peace and comfort at this difficult time.

Jackie Rouse

April 24, 2016

I am so very sorry for your loss!! All of the Riley family and Gold City Quartet are in my prayers!! May God give each of you His peace, comfort and strength!! God bless!!!!

Chris & Kimberly White

April 23, 2016

To Tim, Danny and the family. I am so sorry for the loss of Barbara. Our prayers and thoughts are with you in this difficult time.

Stanley & Kelly Miller

April 23, 2016

Dear Riley family, you're in our thoughts and prayers. We appreciate your ministry and faithfulness. God is faithful and He will sustain you.Love you!

Ed, Josh, and the Dixie Melody Boys

April 23, 2016

Tim, Danny, Amy and all the Riley family, we wish to extend our deepest sympathy and let you know you are in our prayers. May God grant you peace and understanding. We love you guys.