Mrs. Tunja Neardine Riley began life's journey on August 20, 1963 to the late Mr. Sylvester Fluker and the late Joann Fluker (Robert Briskey) in Oxford, Alabama.
She confessed Christ as her Lord and personal Savior at an early age. She was a member of New Prospect Baptist Church until 2019, when she became a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor John Oliver, Jr.
Tunja was employed with Shaw Food Services before settling into a career at WalMart, where she worked until her health declined. She was a loving, selfless, kind=hearted mother, grandmother, sister and friend who enjoyed vacationing, playing cards with the Fab 4, and spending holidays with her family.
On Friday, September 30, 2022 she surrendered her mortal life and put on immortality at Regional Medical Center while surrounded by family. God in His special way, at His perfect time, picked from our midst this sweet soul and added her to His heavenly garden, where her spirit will bloom forever.
Memories of Tunja will forever be cherished in the hearts of: her husband, Anthony Riley, Sr.; children, Sherita (Scotty) Hayes of Anniston, Alabama, Demetrius (Shae) Andrews, Shan'thonie Riley, both of Oxford, Anthony Riiley, Jr. of Anniston, Tyishika Murray of Forney, Texas, Sad Lewis of Harahan, LA; siblings, Rony (Tracey) Kelley, Wendell (Shaun) Kelley, both of Oxford, Aaron (Christa) Kelley of Jacksonville, Rickey (April) Briskey of Clarksville, TN, Robert (Larissa) Briskey, Jr. of Savannah, GA, Michael Briskey, Daniel Briskey, both of North Carolina, Anthony Ball of Anniston, Angela Briskey of Anniston, Vanessa Miller of Silver Run, Natasha Briskey, Latasha Briskey, both of North Carolina; step-siblings, Jerry Fluker, Tracey Fluker, both of Rome, GA, June Fluker of Anniston; six grandchildren, three Granny's babies; special sisters, Henrietta Wright, Katina Prince, LaTonya Mackey, Tammy Davis and Tina McGrue; special aunt, Rose Mary Prince, two aunts, two uncles and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.