CONCORD Betty Louise Riley, 89, of Concord, passed away Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, at Morningside Assisted Living in Concord. Betty was born Feb. 18, 1930, in Concord, to the late Alfred Lee Puckett and the late Bonnie Linker Puckett. She was also preceded in death by her son, Johnny Riley, and brother, Buck Puckett. Survivors include son, Jerry Riley and wife, Lori, of Carolina Shores; grandsons, Jeff Riley and wife, Michelle, Brad Riley and wife, Cindy, all of Concord; granddaughter, Ashley Szczkowski of Jacksonville, Fla.; great-grandchildren, Brookelyn, J.B., Dylan, David, Chandler and Alexis; sisters, Peggy Hinson and Carol Rebbert; as well as several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord. The funeral service will follow at 2:45 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial will follow at the Oakwood Cemetery in Concord. The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Morningside Assisted Living and Hospice. In addition to flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081. Hartsell Funeral Home of Concord is serving the Riley family. Memories and condolences may be shared at

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