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William Riley Church
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Birth: Feb. 13, 1882
Arkansas, USA
Death: Oct. 26, 1923
Hickory Plains
Prairie County
Arkansas, USA



Son of Francis Marion Church and Sarah Frances "Fanny" Crouch Church

Married Cora Ethel Williams on 11 September 1907 in Southern District, Indian Territory (somewhere near Robberson, Garvin County, Oklahoma) by R. C. Maddox, Minister of the Gospel of Christ


5 children:

Callie Ovel Church Bell (1908-1998)
Marion Harris "Hap" Church, Sr. (1912-1981)
Coy Ovid Church (1913-1981)
Delrena Kathleen Church Bell Mackliet (1922-2009)
William Riley "Jiggs" Church, Jr. (1923-1990)


Riley was killed by a falling tree while working as a timber cutter.



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Sources:

--Marriage Record
--Death Certificate
--Funeral Home Records of Garth Funeral Home (formerly Caskey Funeral Home) - Des Arc, Arkansas
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Francis Marion Church (1862 - 1938)
  Sarah Frances Crouch Church (1867 - 1894)
 
 Spouse:
  Cora Ethel Williams Church Henderson (1889 - 1953)
 
 Children:
  Callie Ovel Church Bell (1908 - 1998)*
  Marion H. Church (1912 - 1981)*
  Coy Ovid Church (1913 - 1981)*
  Delrena Kathleen Church Mackliet (1922 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Riley Church (1882 - 1923)
  Mary Elizabeth Church Linton Patterson (1884 - 1973)*
  Eva L. Church Storey Coffman Robertson Hunt (1886 - 1971)*
  Martha E. Or R. Church Voss (1888 - 1948)*
  Solomon Adams Church (1890 - 1962)*
  John Eli Church (1892 - 1980)*
  Eugene Francis Church (1894 - 1895)*
  Laura B. Church (1895 - 1896)**
  Sally A. Church (1896 - 1897)**
  Pearlie M. Church (1897 - 1898)**
  Larkin Jones Church (1899 - 1979)**
  Monroe Jackson Church (1902 - 1948)**
  Jesse Connie Church (1904 - 1992)**
  Lester Clarence Church (1907 - 1923)**
  Lloyd T. Church (1909 - 2004)**
  Vernon Church (1914 - 1936)**
  Lovice Lorene Church Curry (1915 - 1987)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: May be in unmarked grave; no plot location information available
 
Burial:
Hickory Plains Cemetery
Hickory Plains
Prairie County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: S. Curry
Record added: Jan 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33305118
William Riley Church
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Added by: Ken Graham
 
 
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- Kathy from Arkansas
 Added: May. 11, 2009
 
 
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