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Rev Luther Lee Riley
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1887
Logan County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 1952
Russellville
Pope County
Arkansas, USA

Rev. Luther L. Riley Dies Here Thursday

The Rev. Luther Lee Riley, 65, died Thursday at his home here. He was a former pastor of the Russellville Assembly of God church and was honorary president of the Arkansas District Council, Assembly of God churches. A minister for the past 40 years, Rev. Riley had also served as pastor of the churches at Havana, Paris, Fort Smith, Hot Springs, Harrison, North Little Rock and Little Rock. He was a native of Logan county.

He is survived by his widow; three daughters, Mrs. Carl Branch of Russellville, Mrs. W. V. Strickland of Texas and Miss Vera Riley, pastor of the Assembly of God church at Charleston; a son Eugene Riley of Russellville; a brother, Cecil Riley of Charleston; two sisters, Mrs. Berry Lowder of Fort Smith and Mrs. Vean Gideon of Oklahoma; and eight grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 in the Russellville Assembly of God church. Burial will be in Oakland cemetery by the Gardner Funeral Service.

(Courier Democrat - Friday, November 7, 1952).
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Josie Pool Riley (1891 - 1984)
 
 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)*
 
*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
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Rev Luther Lee Riley
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Rev Luther Lee Riley
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Rev Luther Lee Riley
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- Ralph & Yonda McGuire Bailey
 Added: Feb. 24, 2011
Thank you for your ministry at Russellville First Assembly (1925-1927 & 1929-1939).
- Russellville First Assembly
 Added: May. 2, 2010
 
 
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