November 27, 1953 - June 19, 2020
Marcia Camille Riley, 66, went to be with her heavenly father on June 19, 2020. She was born on November 27, 1953 to Frank McChriston and Eva McDaniel in New York City. They later moved to Memphis, Tennessee where she enjoyed growing up around many family members. As an only child, she was known to be doted-over by her Aunt Cleora. Longing for a sisterly relationship, cousin Marian became Camille’s eternal confidant, beginning when she was a child. At a very early age, Camille joined First Baptist Lauderale Church of Memphis Tennessee. Camille attended elementary school in the Memphis Unified School District until moving to Colorado with her mother Eva and step-father, Marion White. She graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Social Work. She was a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the largest African-American Greek-lettered organization. December 1979, Camille married Master Sargent Leon Riley. From this union, Daniel Christian Riley was born on July 15, 1986. As an only child, Daniel and Camille shared a special relationship. She was most proud of Daniel for the you man that he has become. In a civilian capacity, Camille enjoyed serving the United States Air Force while working for Airman and Family Readiness. Camille dedicated herself to over 40 years of Federal service with the passionate mission to assist Airforce personnel prepare for re-entry to civilian life. She served at the former England AFB, Dyess AFB, March AFB, and Beale AFB. While working at Beale, Camille resided in Marysville, California, where she became a devout member of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church. At Bethel, Camille served as Stewart, and President of the Lay Organization Camille was deeply loved and will be greatly missed. She will be remembered for her kindness, quiet demeanor, yet, passionate and strong will to stand-up for what she believed. Her life was guided by her belief in God and by following the ten commandments. She always reminded us; we never know when our time here on earth will end. In the meantime, we should focus on bringing the best out of ourselves and others. In the end, we are all God’s children, and even during our deepest sorrow, he will give us the strength and courage to overcome. Camille is survived by her parents, Eva and Marion White, and her son, Daniel, and a host of cousins, and family friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Frank McChriston.
Marcia Camille Riley, 66, went to be with her heavenly father on June 19, 2020. She was born on November 27, 1953 to Frank McChriston and Eva McDaniel in New York City. They later moved to Memphis, Tennessee where she enjoyed growing up around... View Obituary & Service Information
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