Mother Louise Riley was born February 24, 1938, to Sarah and Albert Coleman in Lake Village, Arkansas. The Lord called her home Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Mother Riley worked tirelessly for years as a domestic worker. She was a loving daughter, a great mother, a better friend, fantastic grandmother, but an even better great-grandmother. She accepted Christ at an early age. Mother Riley was an avid Bible reader and a faithful servant to her church. Mother Riley was the mother of five sons and five daughters whom she loved with all her heart. Mother Riley was preceded in death by her parents, Sarah and Albert Coleman; brothers Louis Coleman and Freddie (Lee Baby) Coleman; a sister, Emma Mae Coleman; and two sons Andrew and Marcus Riley. She is survived by: Ruth Riley, Helen Riley, Charles (Donna) Riley, and Gloria Riley all of Saginaw, Michigan; Johnny (Bull) Riley of Rayville, Louisiana; Sammy Riley, Alex Riley, and Kathleen all of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Glenda Riley of Monroe, Louisiana. She is also survived by a brother, Eddie (Caroline) Freeman of Jacksonville, North Carolina. She was blessed with 42 grandchildren, 51 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, goddaughters, godsons, and a special brother in Christ.
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