Ina Riden, 88 of Harrisburg, Illinois passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020 at Saline Care & Rehabilitation Center.
She was born on January 31, 1932 in Hardin County to the late Alfred and Eula (Miles) Lane.
She was a Baptist by faith and when her health was good, she attended the First General Baptist Church in Harrisburg, Illinois. She loved singing in church with her husband, Wiley and also enjoyed knitting and crocheting. She loved her family and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She is survived by 2 daughters, Karen Davis of Harrisburg, Illinois, and Joan (Matthew) Hancock of Burgaw, North Carolina, and 1 son Michael (Mindi) Riden of Harrisburg, Illinois. She is survived by 12 grandchildren, Shauna Riden, Ardmore, Alabama; Vanessa (Alam) Starling, Harvest, Alabama; Brian (Robyn) Davis, Herrin, Illinois, Dustin (Tiffany) Kielhorn, Harrisburg, Illinois; Devin (Josh) Beck Jackson, Tennessee, Joshua Abbott St. Louis, Missouri; Britton and Abbie Riden, Harrisburg, Illinois; Jacob Reimer, Newburgh, Indiana; Joseph (Becca) Hancock, Rocky Point, North, Carolina; Penny Hancock, Wilmington, North Carolina; and Dana (Hancock) Sirmons, Swannanoa, North Carolina. She has 15 great grandchildren , Jonathan & Caleb Sirmons; Taylor &Tyler Riden; Liam & Madylyne Beck; Walker & Triton Kielhorn; Kyle & Parker Hancock; Trent & Alex Edens; Braden Davis; Charleigh & Sosy Starling; and 1 great - great grandchild, Sawyer Hancock. She was preceded in death by her husband (Wiley) of 50 years, her oldest son, Wiley Riden, Jr. and 2 of her daughters, Debbie (Riden) Wilson, and Kathy (Riden) Reimer.
She is survived by 2 sisters, Virginia (Jerry) Mosby and Linda (Carrroll) Berlin, and 1 brother Herschel (Mary) Lane.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 6 brothers, Luther Lane; Kenneth Lane; Donald Lane; Randall Lane; Charles Lane; and James Lane, and 2 sisters, Eva Mae Lane & Nina (Lane) Mathews.
Ina quit school when she was a junior in high school to get married. At the age of 29, with her husband and 4 small children at home, Ina attended Harrisburg High School to graduate and receive her diploma. She finished the rest of her junior and senior year.
Funeral services will be held at Reed Funeral Chapel on Friday September 18, 2020 at 2:00 PM. Visitation will be from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM. Burial will be at Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First General Baptist Church, 800 W. Sloan, Harrisburg, Illinois.
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