O Z Riley

Published 4:02 pm Tuesday, May 3, 2022

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Mr. O Z Riley, 87, of Atmore (Freemanville Community), answered the master’s call on April 26, 2022 at Atmore Nursing Care Center.

A native of Atmore, Mr. Riley worked in the pulpwood industry.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Earnestine Riley; and two granddaughters, Kawana Johnson and Montine Williams.

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Those left to cherish memories of his life are his four daughters, Celia (Carl) Staples, Brenda (Theodis) Williams, Thelma Riley and Rayet (Rodney) Johnson of Atmore; four sons, Anthony Riley, Andre (Bianca) Riley, Gregory Thames and Regory Thames, all of Atmore; three sisters, Minnie (Leroy) Williams, Dorothy House and Claudia Leslie, all of Atmore; 25 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service was held on May 3, 2022 at 1 p.m. at Fairview Cemetery with the Rev. Alfonzia Williams officiating and Turner Funeral Chapel directing.