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Melissa "Missy" Lynn Mckay Riley

January 15, 1969 — March 12, 2018

Melissa “Missy” Lynn McKay Riley, 49, of Gilbert, passed away Monday, March 12, 2018. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 P.M. Thursday, March 15, at Milton Shealy Funeral Home. Visitation will be held after the service at the funeral home.

Mrs. Riley was born in Columbia, SC, daughter of Melinda McKay and the late Stephen D. McKay. She graduated from Airport High School and Millie Lewis. She attended Midlands Technical College. Missy enjoyed sewing, cooking and spending time with her family. She loved music, especially Neal Finn, Panic at the Disco, Frank Iero, Foo Fighters and Dave Grohl.

Surviving are her husband, Dennis Riley; mother, Melinda McKay; daughters, Kateland McKay Riley and Elizabeth Ruth Riley; son, John Thomas Riley; and numerous family members.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Animal Protection League, P.O. Box 5354, Columbia, SC, 29250 or Pet’s Inc, 300 Orchard Drive, West Columbia, SC 29170.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Melissa "Missy" Lynn Mckay Riley, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

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Visitation will be held after the service at the funeral home

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