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John Mark Riley, Sr.

August 8, 1944 — June 2, 2018

New Hebron, Mississippi John Mark Riley, Sr.   Funeral Services for Mr. John Mark Riley, Sr. will be held at 10:00am on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at New Hebron Baptist Church. Mr. Riley, age 73, passed away from this life on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at his residence in New Hebron. Reverend Mike Grenn will officiate and interment will be in the New Hebron Cemetery.   Saulters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.   Pallbearers will be Nick Myers, Frank Riley, Corey Riley, Jason Riley, Drew Mayhugh, Matthew Emerson, Ben Smith, and Dillon Quinn. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be Charles Ray Tynes, Robert May, Robert Taylor, and Jerry “Preacher” Bridges.           John Mark Riley, Sr. was born in New Hebron on August 8, 1944, to George Riley and Mary Nell Hutchins Riley. Mr. Riley was a professional auctioneer. John Mark Riley, Sr. was a Deacon and Past Sunday School Director at New Hebron Baptist Church. Over the years he served on various committees and in many capacities at the Church he loved so dearly.Mr. Riley was a veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard. He was the Past President of the Mississippi Autioneers Association and a former member of the Lions Club.   Welcoming him into Heaven were his mother and father; his daughter, Rhonda Riley Mayhugh; and 2 brothers, George Riley and Frank Riley.   Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Elizabeth Riley of New Hebron; his son, John Mark Riley, Jr. and his wife Candy of Silver Creek; his son-in-law, Tim Mayhugh of New Hebron; 9 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchilden; his brother, Joe Riley and his wife Kaye of New Hebron; his 2 sisters, Sabra Sullivan of Collins and Mary Nell Myers of Brandon; as well a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.   In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to make memorials to the New Hebron Baptist Church Building Fund.   Visitation will be Monday from 6:00pm until 9:00pm at New Hebron Baptist Church.  
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