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Juanita Riley
May 20, 2017
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Juanita Riley

A Celebration of Life for Mrs. Juanita Riley, 94, of Kilgore will be held on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore with Rev. Darwood Galaway officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Chapel Wood Cemetery in Vivian, LA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home at 10 a.m. on Friday prior to the service. Mrs. Riley completed her earthly journey on Saturday, May 20, 2017 in Decatur, TX.

Juanita was born on March 11, 1923, in Vivian, LA to the late Billie and Oda Smith. She was a long time member of St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Kilgore where she actively participated in the Hilltoppers Club. Juanita enjoyed gardening and was a homemaker; her cooking will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Her family was the source of her strength and spending time with them was when she was happiest.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Perry Riley and his wife Betty of Rome, GA, Michael Riley and his wife Phyllis of Boyd, Brenda Riley of San Bruno, CA, Kenneth Riley and wife Sharon of Azle; eight grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren. Also, left to carry on her legacy are numerous nieces, nephews, friends and other loving family members.

Juanita is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Perry Marston Riley, son Jackie Smith, brother Hershel Smith and a sister Helen Dooley.


Juanita Riley
May 20, 2017
Visitation Schedule
Rader Funeral Home Chapel of Kilgore
401 North Martin Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
Friday, May 26, 2017
10 a.m
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Memorial Services
Chapel at Rader Funeral Home
401 N. Martin St.
Kilgore, TX  75662
Friday, May 26, 2017
11 a.m.
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Chapelwood Memorial Gardens
1725 Highway 1
Vivian, LA  71082
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