Whitesburg KY

Selma Riley dies



Funeral services for Selma Riley, 86, were held July 26 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.

A daughter of the late Phillip Henry Sheridan Sr. and Dessie Virginia Sowders Collier, she died July 22 at her home at Fleming.

She was the widow of Bill Riley and was a teacher for 34 years, including 30 years at Hemphill Grade School.

Mrs. Riley is survived by a daughter, Anneatta Gail Shepherd and husband John, Neon; two grandchildren, Ollieloretta Dessiemarie, Neon, and Tiffany Nichole, Versailles; four sisters, Ruby Holtzclaw, Jenkins; Zola Faye Vause, Chippewa Falls, Wisc.; Betty Jean Salyers and husband Paul Evan, Dell Valle, Tex.; and Vivian Pauline Butler, Wise, Va.; and three brothers, Lloyd Collier and wife Alberta, Dekalb, Ill.; Earl Jackson Collier and wife Antonette, Acton, Mass.; and Phillip Henry

Sheridan Collier Jr. and wife

Joyce, Wise, Va. ~ She was a sister of the late Kermitt Collier and Roy Collier.

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