Carol Ann Wells Riley, 93, of Cleveland, Ohio died Wednesday, December 28, 2022 in Westlake, Ohio. She was the devoted wife of the late George "Bill" Riley for 68 years; mother of Rebecca Groves (Keith), Bruce (Mary Beth), Philip, and Brian (deceased); and grandmother of Sara Groves (Fred Ayers) and Adam Groves (Sara Luttfring), Donovan, Spencer, and Maureen Riley; and great-grandmother of Katharine Groves.
Carol was born April 24, 1929 in Malaga, Ohio, a daughter of the late Dory and Florence Wells. She is survived by a sister, Rosalyn Fowler and brother, Larry (Sandy) Wells, sister-in-law, Beverly Kress, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by an infant sister, Eleanor; brothers Myron "Butch," David, and Terry Wells; sisters-in-law, Virginia and Beatrice Wells, and brother-in-law, Frederick "Ted" Fowler.
Carol was a member of the Eastern Star for 40 years and the White Shrine of Jerusalem for 30 years. She worshiped at the Broadview Road Church of Christ.
Visitation will be held at the Wilson Funeral Home - Harper Chapel, 52728 Ohio Avenue, Beallsville, Saturday, December 31 from 11am until the time of the funeral service at 12 noon. Interment will follow in Beallsville Cemetery. In lieu of flowers and keepsakes, the family suggests that donations be made to the Bush Cemetery Association, c/o Chris Ward, 50909 State Route 800, Jerusalem, Ohio 43747.
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