Riley Elizabeth Bryan “Porkchop”, went to her heavenly home Friday, April 17, 2020 in Howe, OK. She was born April 27, 2002 in Shattuck, OK. She attended elementary school in Shattuck, OK and junior high at Arnett, OK. While there she participated in 4-H, softball, wrestling and for a short period was catcher for the boys baseball team. At 14 years old she moved to Howe where she played softball and was reporter for FFA where she became known as “Short Round” (please see Mr. Marshall for explanation). She loved showing sheep and excelled in school making the Superintendents Honor Roll. She loved the friends she made participating in the Upward Bound Program at CASC.
Riley was baptized on July 10, 2013 at Arnett Church of Christ. She traveled with the church to LTC convention in Bentonville, AR and received many awards for her leadership and love of Jesus Christ. Once moving to Howe she became a very proud member of the GC3 Youth Revive program and the GC3 church family.
Riley was preceded in death by her niece Paisley Bryan. She is survived by her parents Chris & Lisa Bryan of Howe, OK and Cole & Whitney Phillips of Claremore, OK; sisters, Jessica Bell of Poteau, OK, Amre Gathright & husband Rod of Van Buren, AR, Savanna & Hadley Bryan of Howe, OK; brothers, Wilfred Bryan of USAF Little Rock, AR, Dalton Bryan of Arnett, OK, Walker Bryan of Howe, OK, Kellin Phillips of Arnett, OK; grandparents, Gerald & Erma Bryan of Jackson, MO, Jesse & Agnes Knapp of Poteau, OK, Clinton & Pam Davis of Arnett, OK; nieces Jeslyn, Madison, Ryleigh, Lilly & Aspen; nephew, Jesse Bell; numerous aunts, uncles, other relatives and some very loved and appreciated friends and classmates.
Memorial Service 10 am Saturday, July 25, 2020 at Green Country Cowboy Church followed by burial at Oakland Cemetery in Poteau by Evans & Miller.
In lieu of flowers the parents have asked for donations to be made to Howe FFA, GC3 Youth Revive or Porkchop’s Love Foundation.
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The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POTEAU, OK