June 25, 1931 – June 15, 2021
MANTEO — Louise Sterling Riley, 89, of Manteo, NC passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at her home surrounded by loved ones.
Born in Henrico County, VA on June 25, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Sybil White Sterling Kirby and Charles Ross Sterling.
A member of Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, Louise was an artist on many levels.
She is survived by a daughter, Patricia Jump (Ralph “RC”) of Manteo; a son, Ross Sterling Riley (Karen) of Manns Harbor; a grandson, Tyler Lee Riley; and a great-granddaughter, Emma Jane Riley.
In addition to her parents, Louise was preceded in death by her husband, Patrick John Riley III.
A private graveside service will be held at Roanoke Island Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Outer Banks SPCA, PO Box 2477, Manteo, NC 27954, online at https://www.obxspca.org/.
Twiford Funeral Homes, Outer Banks is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.