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“Gayle, Taylor, and boys- Thank you for sharing your sweet Riley Jane with all of us. She was and is a blessing to all those who had the priviledge...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Andria Bittle

“THE POEM BY KAREN IS BEAUTIFUL. AND COMBINED WITH THE PICTURE IS AN UNBELIEVABLE TRIBUTE TO THE WHOLE FAMILY. YOU CONTINUE IN OUR PRAYERS FOR PEACE...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: BILL AND RUTH ANN MCGAVIC - FL

“I am sorry to say I did not know your daughter. Her beautiful face caught my attention and made me want to hear about her. She must have been a...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Tracy Hussey - Belton, TX

“Want you to know that prayers are with you. Never met Riley Jane but I still felt like I knew her. I see her now as a little angel, glowing with...Read More »
4 of 21 | Posted by: Rose Ann Dirst - Harrison, AR

“Gayle, Taylor and Family, We are saddened to hear of your loss but know you are consoled in Christ Jesus. We continue to pray that His peace will...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Carol Anne and Mike Thomas - TX

“So sorry for your loss. We have heard so much about Riley Jane from Barbara and Marvin, she has always been an inspration to us. Even though we...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: John & Carol Lysher - VA

“Dear Gayle, I also just heard about your sweet daughter Riley Jane. Although we have not seen you guys in quite some time, I remember you as a...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Karen Graves - Fayetteville, AR

“Gayle and Taylor, I was so sad to hear about Riley Jane. I know you both entrusted her to the Lord years ago and you are in my prayers as He has...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Evelyn Tarbell

“Gayle and Taylor, we are saddened to hear about Riley Jane. She has a perfect body now that she is with our Lord. ”
9 of 21 | Posted by: Carey & Sue Frisby - Frisco, TX

“Taylor and Gayle: We were saddened to hear of the passing of your sweet daughter, Riley Jane. When lives are cut short, I cannot help but believe...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Bill and Belva Miller (Barry, Jessica and Georgie) - AZ

“I barely knew Riley Jane. I knew Riley Jane very well. We had brief interchanges, typically at special events, such as the Rosedale Ride, where she...Read More »
11 of 21 | Posted by: Dallas Webster - Austin, TX

“Taylor & Gayle, Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. ”
12 of 21 | Posted by: Tessa Dildy

“Taylor and family, I was saddened to learn that your "special" girl had passed away. You always spoke of her as the joy of your life. You and your...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Trond and Judith Aschehoug - CA

“Taylor and family, We are deeply sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. - James and Sadie Osborn New Haven, CT ”
14 of 21 | Posted by: James Osborn - New Haven, CT

“Even though I never had the priviledge of meeting Riley Jane, I feel I know her through Tom and Freddie. The whole family is in my prayers. May the...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: Thelma Riley - Port Charlotte, FL

“Dear Gayle, Taylor, and family, Our hearts go out to you in the loss of your sweet daughter and sister. I pray that the memory of her sweet life and...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Stu Lynch - Singapore, AR

“Dear Clark Family, While Riley Jane's time of wholeness brings you great sorrow, may you find comfort to make it through these days til you see her...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Sharon Brantley

“Taylor and Gayle; Words cannot express how I feel at this time in the loss of your beautiful daughter Riley Jane. She is simply a beautiful girl. ...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: David Shenefield - Huntington, IN

“Dear Clark Family, I am so sorry for the loss of your precious Riley Jane. Though her time on this earth was brief, she taught everyone around her...Read More »
19 of 21 | Posted by: Brian Power - Taylor, TX - friend

“I am praying daily for the Clark & Greenwood families. May you feel God's presence in the days and weeks to come. I know that your faith and love...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: George Hays - Brentwood, TN

“Riley Jane had a mighty impact on this world and I bet she's tearing it up in heaven today!! Can't wait to see her happy face dancing and laughing...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Karen Friesen - Austin, TX


Our precious Riley Jane Clark passed on from this world to the arms of her Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, March 7, 2012. Leaving her fragile body behind, she is now completely whole and with her Lord. She was born December 7, 2001 in Austin, Texas. Her radiant smile brought us 10 years of joy. We are forever changed because of Riley Jane's presence in our lives. She taught us to love, to smile, to slow down and to appreciate simply "being."

She loved her family, music, swinging, riding in the boat, snuggling with Mommy, giving kisses, being tickled by her brothers, and watching golf with Daddy.

We are grateful to the countless caretakers, nurses, doctors, therapist and teachers who helped her excel to her fullest. For seven years, Riley Jane attended Rosedale School (AISD's school for medically fragile children with disabilities), which she loved. Joni and Friends Family Retreat was a favorite family event for the last six summers. She was a member of the Pathways Special Needs Sunday school class at First Evangelical Free Church. During her short life, our family has great memories of traveling to Florida, Arkansas and discovering West Texas together.

Riley Jane is survived by her parents, Taylor and Gayle Clark of Austin, her brothers, Ryan and Cole Clark of Austin; her grandparents, Tom and Freddie Clark of Punta Gorda, Florida, Bill and Sandra Greenwood of Little Rock, Arkansas and Barbara and Marvin Blaes of Little Rock, Arkansas. She has many loving aunts, uncles, and cousins in Dallas, Arkansas, Colorado and Florida.

A memorial service will be celebrated Monday, March 12, 2:00 pm at First Evangelical Free Church, 4220 Monterrey Oaks Blvd, Austin, TX.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rosedale Foundation, 614 W. 31 1/2 St., Austin, TX, 78705, which supports Riley Jane's school. http://rosedaleride.blogspot.com/p/foundation.html