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Roy Lee Riley

Birth31 MAY 1908
 
Death14 SEP 2004
 
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Aged: 96.3 years

Ora Mae Barnett

Birth26 JUL 1911
 
Death31 JUL 1986
 
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Aged: 75 years
Mrs. Riley was born in Bray, OK, July 26, 1911. She moved to Edmond with her family in 1928 where she graduated from high school in 1930, after receiving her life teacher certificate from Central State College. She marrie d Roy Lee Riley, in OKC, on May 29, 1931. Following their marriage they taught school in Cox City, OK, Tuttle, OK, and Talihina, OK. During the World War II years they lived in Conway, AR, and Maplewood, LA. They moved back to Edmond in 1945 where she worked at Denton's Fashion Center until she returned to college and received her degree in education from Central State College in August 1956. She began teaching at Arcadia Elementary School in 1956 and retired from teaching in 1973.
She was a longtime member of the Edmond First Baptist Church where she was a member of the Ruth Sunday School class. She also was a member of the OEA. She is survived by her husband, of 55 years, Roy Riley, of Edmond; 1 daughter and son-in-law, Jane and George Buckley, of Hennessey, OK; a son and daughter-in-law, Don and Patti Riley, of OKC; also 4 grandsons, Mike Buckley, of Houston, TX, Rev. Lane Buckley, of Welston, OK, Seaman Rob Riley, of USN, and Brent Riley, OKC; 2 granddaughters, Mrs. Kyle (Barbara Buckley) Kirby, of Lamont, OK, and Michelle Riley, of OKC; 4 great grandchildren, Katie Beth, and Coy Lane Buckley, of Welston, Kyleen Jane and Kara Lee Kirby, of Lamont, OK; 3 sisters, Inez Barrington, of Long Beach, CA, Geraldine ""Jerry' ' Cleeren, of Teaneck, NJ, and Doris Jeanne Holder, MWC; also survived by 3 aunts, several nephews, nieces, cousins and a multitude of former students and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Sam and Edna Barnett; 2 brothers, Chester Barnet t, former Edmond businessman, educator and Gerald ""Cowboy'' Barnett, former CSC basketball and baseball coach.
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L. Jane 

05/18/193613 APR 2015  OK, Oklahoma Co, Edmond George Edward Buckley 
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