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Josie Pool Riley
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1891
Logan County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jan. 12, 1984
Russellville
Pope County
Arkansas, USA

Mrs. Josie Pool Riley, 92, of 127 East F died Thursday, Jan. 12, at her home.

She was a native of Logan County, daughter of the late W. H. and Maggie Thomas Pool, and was the widow of the Rev. L. L. Riley, one of the founders of First Assembly of God Church. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church, and the Women's Sunday School class of the church. Two daughters, Opal Mae Hampton, and Mary Lee Riley, preceded her in death.

Survivors include a son, Eugene Riley of Lovington, N.M.; three daughters, Miss Vera Hartense Riley and Mrs. Carl (Evelyn) Branch of Russellville, and Mrs. Burnon (Dorothy Mildred) Strickland of Midland, Texas; a brother, Walter Pool of Elk City, Okla.; 10 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at First Assembly of God Church by the Rev. Tommy Parker and the Rev. M. J. Harris. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery by Humphrey Funeral Service.

Pallbearers:
Active - Rev. J. B. Lindsey, Rev. J. W. Farrell, Rev. Luther Hankins, Rev. Lawrence Hampton and Rev. J. B. Rye.

Honorary - members of the Women's Sunday School Class and Women's Ministries of First Assembly of God Church, and the Women's Ministries of Oppelo Assembly of God Church.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Humphrey Funeral Home.

(Courier Democrat, January 13, 1984).
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Henry Pool (1860 - 1937)
  Maggie Elizabeth Thomas Pool (1861 - 1939)
 
 Spouse:
  Luther Lee Riley (1887 - 1952)*
 
 Children:
  Vera Hartense Riley (1909 - 2002)*
  Opal Mae Hampton (1913 - 1948)*
  Eugene Russell Riley (1915 - 2002)*
  Mary Lee Riley (1918 - 1919)*
  Evelyn Riley Branch (1920 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alfred Henry Pool (1882 - 1892)*
  Charles Evan Pool (1884 - 1884)*
  Oatus Estus Pool (1885 - ____)*
  Josie Pool Riley (1891 - 1984)
  Blanche Pool (1895 - 1904)*
  Winnie Pool Van Allen (1898 - 1943)*
  Mae Pool Spain (1903 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakland Cemetery
Russellville
Pope County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: East Addition, Section C, Number 90.
 
Created by: Ryan
Record added: Jan 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46999941
Josie <i>Pool</i> Riley
Added by: Ryan
 
Josie <i>Pool</i> Riley
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Thank you for your ministry at Russellville First Assembly.
- Russellville First Assembly
 Added: May. 2, 2010
 
 
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