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Service for Elizabeth Sue Johnson Riza, 77, of Cleburne will be conducted at 10:00 A.M., Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 in the Crosier-Pearson Cleburne Chapel. Dr. Roger Noel will officiate. Burial will be in Rosehill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Terry Estep, J.J. Thetford, Roger Johnson, Barry Thetford, Justin Thetford, Tommy Moore and Alex McClowen. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 P.M., Sunday, at the funeral home.

Elizabeth Sue Johnson Riza passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 in Cleburne. She was born March 28, 1940 in Cleburne to C.J., Sr. and Gladys Lucille Preston Johnson. She married Jack Cecil Riza on Sept. 1, 1956 in Grand Prairie. He preceded her in death on Nov. 30, 2017, after 61 years of marriage.

Mrs. Riza was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her children, Nancy Brister of MS, Teresa Thetford and husband Barry, David Riza, and Steve Riza and wife Jessica, all of Cleburne, and Angie Riley and husband David of GA; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruby Joyce Ricketts of Glen Rose and Brenda Kay Baker and husband Roger of FL; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her parents; sons, Jim Riza in 1969 and Jack C. Riza, Jr. in 2014; granddaughter, Alexxus Riza in 2007; and brothers, C.J. Johnson, Jr., Richard Johnson, and Billy Johnson.

You may sign the guestbook, view obituary and photo at www.cpcleburne.com
Published on January 19, 2018
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