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 Esther Ophelia <I>Mullikin</I> Riley

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Esther Ophelia Mullikin Riley

  • Birth 7 Sep 1903 Star City, Lincoln County, Arkansas, USA
  • Death 15 Jun 1974 Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 5066084

Born to Rufus Kendrick and Ellen Anne "Annie" Blasengame
Mullikin. Raised on farm in Star City. Worked as telephone
operator for Southwestern Bell in Pine Bluff. Married Charles Mitchem
Riley August 25, 1925 at Pine Bluff. Was a home mother until WWII when
she worked at the Pine Bluff Arsenal. She was member of Immanuel Baptist Church
and the Phebean Bible Class. She was mother of Mildred Ann "Mickey" Riley Welch, Charles Riley
Jr., Mary Lou Riley Smith, and Peggy Joyce Riley Reichard. She had breast cancer
and a melanoma on her leg. She died after a 7 year battle. She was a great
mother and was loved by all who knew her.


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  • Created by: Peggy Riley Reichard
  • Added: 25 Sep 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5066084
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Esther Ophelia Mullikin Riley (7 Sep 1903–15 Jun 1974), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5066084, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Peggy Riley Reichard (contributor 20612549) .