She was retired from Marshall County Hospital where she worked as a nurse’s aide for 30 years. She was a member of Walnut Street Baptist Church.
She was born Friday, February 9, 1940 in Marshall County. She was the daughter of the late Wavel Riley and the late Pauline (Watkins) Riley.
She is survived by her son, Glen Lents, wife Valerie of Dalesville, Alabama, daughters, Cindy Mitchell of Hardin, Paula Jones of Paducah, and Jean Jones of Benton, brothers, Glen Riley of Paducah and Jimmy Riley of Benton, sisters, Linda Lamb of Benton and Ada Colson of Benton, 11 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband: Byron Lents; and sister, Martha Hicks.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, May 1 at Collier Funeral Chapel in Benton. The Honorable Mike Miller and Rev. Joel Frizzell officiated. Interment followed in Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Benton.
Memorial contributions may be given to the charity of your choice.