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Fairy Riley

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

BERNIE -- Fairy V. Riley, 90, died Sept. 8, 2008, at the Golden Living Center in Malden.

Born July 22, 1918, in Bernie, daughter of the late Clarence W. and Hattie Hull Smith, she was of the General Baptist belief and was a farmer, beautician and cake decorator.

On March 7, 1939, at Bloomfield, she married George Riley who preceded her in death on March 11, 1987.

Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Larry and Linda Riley of Bernie; one brother, Clarence Houston Smith of Bernie; three grandchildren and their spouses, Sharon Homer and Jim and Christy Riley of Bernie and Jon and Melanie Riley of Lake Worth, Texas; eight great-grandchildren; and several great-great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one grandson, Larry Scott Riley, and one sister, Lois Fay Buck.

Visitation is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie where services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Burial will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.