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Sharon Ann Riley

August 11, 1948 — July 21, 2023


Sharon Ann (Casey) Riley, 74, formerly of Odessa, TX, went to be with the Lord on July 21, 2023. She was born in Pampa, TX, on August 11, 1948, to Richard and Claire (Andrews) Casey. As a child she lived in Thrall, KS, and later moved with her family to Odessa, TX, where she graduated from Permian High School in 1966. In 1966 she married Ed Brumback, and together they were proud to raise their family in the town she loved and where she worked in Oil and Gas Production accounting. An avid MOJO football fan, Sharon was a season ticket holder for much of her adult life and was eager to share in the excitement surrounding the team and community each week.


She married James Riley of Kermit, TX, on June 4, 1992, and they shared many years of love, laughter, and adventure together. They lived and worked in Odessa until retiring in 2020, and moved to Mustang, OK. Nothing was more important to Sharon than being a grandmother. She adored each and every one of her grandchildren and treasured every minute she spent with them. She enjoyed baking, traveling, playing games, MOJO and Texas Tech Football, and making new friends. She and James recently celebrated her 70th birthday in Jamaica. She especially cherished big family gatherings and funny stories shared by those she loved.


Sharon is preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Claire Casey, Odessa, TX.  She is survived by her husband James Riley of Mustang,OK; brother, Don (Joyce) Casey of Garnet Valley, PA; sister, Kathy (Ray) Blackwell of Collinsville, TX; sister, Carol (Gary) Weatherford of Odessa TX; son, Ron (Jennifer) Brumback of Edwardsville, IL; daughter, Stephanie (Todd) Durbin of Greenwood, MO; step-daughter, Nikki (Frank) Rozzell of Chatanooga, TN; and step-son, Bobby (Carol) Riley of Abilene, TX. Sharon was blessed with ten grandchildren: Tori Kincer, Matthew Riley, Tyler Russell, Cody Riley, Tanna Rozzell, Delaney Durbin, Ryan Brumback, Maggie Brumback, Dulcie Durbin, and Doran Durbin. The newest additions to her family included three beautiful great-grandchildren. She leaves behind her nieces and nephews whom she all loved.


Services will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home, 6801 E. I-20BL, Odessa TX, on Thursday, July 27, 2023, at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, an organization Sharon felt strongly about.


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Thursday, July 27, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Sunset Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home

6801 E. Business 20, Odessa, TX 79762


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