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David Preacher Riser
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Birth: May 1, 1852
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1934
Lamar County
Texas, USA

Obituary published 18 Mar 1934 in "The Paris News", Paris, TX:

Aged Resident of Paris Will Be Buried Sunday Afternoon

David P. Riser died at 7 o'clock Friday evening at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Charles R. Duvall, 232 West Cherry street where the funeral will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Charles T. Tally, Jr., pastor of First Congregational church, and Rev. W. C. Mathes of the Methodist Protestant church. Burial will be at Evergreen cemetery, and named as pallbearers are Joe S. Garner, Willie H. Williams, Roy Echols, Mack Roach, Grady McKee and Max Barton.

Mr. Riser was born at Jackson, Miss., May 1, 1852, and was married to Miss Elizabeth Hutson in 1875 at Jackson. She died in 1880, and three years later, Mr. Riser married Miss May Pennybaker, who died in 1918. The family came to Texas in 1890, settling at Deport and moving to Paris in 1906. Mr. Riser was a member of the Baptist church for many years.

He is survived by these children: Mrs. W. C. Skelton, Sulphur Springs; George T. Riser, Dallas; W. D. Riser, McCamey; Mrs. Duvall and Mrs. Dock Cooper of Paris and A. G. Riser of New York city. He also leaves 39 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. 
Family links: 
  George Riser (1816 - 1897)
  Martha Harvey Riser (1821 - 1854)
  Martha Elizabeth Riser Skelton (1879 - 1967)*
  William David Riser (1884 - 1962)*
  Sallie Amusus Riser Duvall (1889 - 1951)*
  Margaret Prascilla Riser Hutson (1843 - 1918)*
  Mary Elizabeth Riser (1844 - 1844)*
  John Edward Riser (1845 - 1849)*
  Martha Emmaline Riser Fortner (1848 - 1918)*
  Cornelia Antinett Riser Jones (1849 - 1925)*
  Sara Ann Riser Griffin (1851 - 1891)*
  David Preacher Riser (1852 - 1934)
  Fannie Riser (1857 - 1861)**
  Henry Wise Riser (1859 - 1865)**
  Joseph Sherwood Riser (1862 - 1947)**
  Isaac T Riser (1864 - 1937)**
*Calculated relationship
Evergreen Cemetery
Lamar County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: John Fortner
Originally Created by: Rebecca Craig Campbell
Record added: Dec 29, 2009
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David Preacher Riser
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David Preacher Riser
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