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Edna D. Riehl

January 21, 1940 — August 28, 2021

Edna D. Riehl

Edna Davis Riehl, 81, of Lee County, GA, died August 28, 2021 at Phoebe North Medical Center.  Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2:00 PM at Mathews Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Leesburg Cemetery.  Ross Powell will officiate. 

Mrs. Riehl was born on January 21, 1940 in Albany, GA to Joseph and Kansas Davis.  She graduated from Albany High School.  Mrs. Riehl was employed with the Albany Theatre, Coates and Clark, Hodges Office Equipment and owned and operated Prestige Office World before her retirement.  She was a Baptist by faith and enjoyed baking, cooking, going to the fields and picking fresh vegetables and working in her yard. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Frederick R. Riehl, her children, Deborah Kaye Mitchell and Joey Mitchell, a grandson, Jody Mitchell, a step-son, Wayne Riehl, her siblings, Billy Joe Davis and his wife, Christine, Sara Nell Davis and a brother-in-law, Nathaniel “Rocky” Layfield. 

Survivors include her son, Donald “Donnie” (Deborah) Mitchell of Lee County, GA, her grandchildren, Cary (Mandy) Mitchell of Sylvester and Kevin (Amanda) Mitchell of Hoschton, GA and her great-grandchildren, Trinity Mitchell, Perry Mitchell, Trent Mitchell, Sarah Mitchell and Shane Mitchell, her sisters, Celia Ann (Guy) Cochran of Camilla, GA and their children and Gail Davis Layfield and her children and a sister-in-law, Gail Mitchell of Albany, GA. 

Mrs. Riehl will lie in state at Mathews Funeral Home on Monday from 1:00 PM until 4:00 PM for friends to visit. 

Those desiring may make memorials to Shriners Hospitals for Children c/o Hasan Shriners Transportation Fund, 1822 Palmyra Road, Albany, GA, 31701. 

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