Mary Jane Riley

June 20, 1943May 3, 2019

Mary Jane Hartman Riley age 75 of Knoxville, passed away Friday, May 3, 2019 at her home. Member of Solway Methodist Church. Graduated Karns High School. Preceded in death by husband, James E. Riley, Jr.; parents, Rex and Sallie Hartman; siblings, Ronald, Jack, Lois, Lynn and Bettye. Survived by, Son, Craig (Betsy) Riley; daughter, Kimberly Riley; grandchildren, Paytyn, Ella and Sydney Riley and Chloe Taylor; brother, Boyd (Ann) Hartman, sisters, Sharon (Ted) Mitchell, Rebecca (Bill) Dahl and Julia Hartman (Mike Green); sisters-in-law, Nina and Judy Hartman; many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 5-7 pm Sunday at Weaver Funeral Home. Family and friends will meet at 10:45 am Monday at Oak Ridge Memorial Park for an 11 am graveside service. Rev. Eddie Click officiating. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Wounded Warrior Project.


  • Visitation Sunday, May 5, 2019
  • Graveside Service Monday, May 6, 2019


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Patsy Huffaker

May 5, 2019

So sorry to learn of your sister's passing. To be absent in the body is to be present with the Lord. Hope that will give you some comfort. You are in my prayers.

Malcolm Boyd and Ann Hartman

May 5, 2019

Dear family, It is never to know just what to say at a time like this , but you must know that everyone that knew Mary Jane has the same feeling of loss that you now have. As her sister-in-law I will cherish all the memories I have of her. We had many things to be grateful for, and hold them close to my heart. She is not suffering any more and it having a wonderful time in heaven with Jim and all the other family that has gone on before her. Thank you for letting be a part of your family, My love to all of you. Ann

Joe Thomas

May 5, 2019

Kim and Craig,

So sorry to hear about your mom. I still have fond memories of clogging on your back patio as kids. You and your family are in my prayers.

Joe Thomas

Joe Gouffon

May 5, 2019

Craig, I am sorry about Mary. She was one of my favorite clients. I am thinking about your family and you during this difficult time.

Amy Cross

May 5, 2019

Anytime I would visit M.J. she would always take the time to share photos and stories of her granddaughters, she was so very proud. Behind her smile I seen her struggles just to breathe the air in the room but she would keep a smile across her face when talking about "her girls".
May each of you let the M.J. spirit echo in your heart, forever!
When you love some one so hard it helps the healing process but knowing she can breath easy now and she walks with our Heavenly Father & Family...priceless!
Peace an comfort to each of you.
Amy Cross

Wanda Hartman

May 4, 2019

To Mary Jane’s children and family, I am so sorry for your loss. We always had a great time talking and laughing. Just remember that she is all well now and is with her whole family. Keep your memories close in your heart and mind, prayers for the whole family. Love you all💔🙏🙏. Sympathy.

Linda Allen

May 3, 2019

I just wanted to say that Mary Jane was more than my cousin, she was my friend. I will miss talking to her and sharing all that we shared. I will always love her.

Janet Morehouse

May 3, 2019

We love you Aunt Mary Jane!

Tamara Stefanits (Moody)

May 3, 2019

Dear Kimberly, Craig and families

We are all so sad to hear about the passing of your Mom ...our sweet Mary-Jane . I know exactly how you both feel ... I can’t believe it has been almost 7 years since my Mom passed - and I smiss her every second of every day - as you will your Mom too.

Please find comfort in knowing she is no longer in pain or suffering from poor health. One thing I know for sure is that my Mom (Mary ) has greeted her above with open arms and they are having a heck of time together catching up with one another. They were and still are the best of friends .

I know you miss her already and you always will . But may wonderful memories of her bring you and yours peace and comfort today and always .

Please know that I, and my family, send our heartfelt sympathy to you both and your families . May a god bless you all.

Your Mom will always be with you - we are all blessed knowing we have another blessed angel looking over us all.

Sending Our Love and virtual big big hugs....
Tamara, Brian Stefanits and our Family- Tasha, PJ, Parker and Chad
Dorchester Ontario - Canada

Take care and