The woman who was born in 1899 was the focus of a documentary about her life in 2004.
Since last year Ms. Riley posted about 70 entries on her life experiences. She received feedback from around the world.
Her blog The Life of Riley appears to be down at the moment. In it were memories of both World Wars and the Great Depression. She wrote about rearing her three children and the odd assortment of jobs she had along the way.