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Hazel Riley

May 25, 1940 — January 13, 2020

Lure Hazel Riley, 79, passed away Monday, January 13, 2020 at Unity Health Medical Center.  She was born on May 25, 1940 to the late Winford “Bob” and Imajean Ham in El Paso, Arkansas.


Hazel was a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and a founder of General Dandridge McRae chapter 505.  She enjoyed antique cars and showing off antique cars which she and her husband won many awards for.  Hazel loved her children, grand kids, whom she was very proud of, and great-grand kids.  She liked going to church any chance that she could.  She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.


Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 35 years; Jerry Riley, one son; Dwight Riley (Ginger), two daughters; Charlotte Swords (Michael) and Deena Gordon (Gary), one brother; Howard Ham (Virginia), one sister; Norma Bisdorf, nine grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.


In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two sons; Mark Riley and Harold Eugene Norman Jr., one daughter; Angela Riley, two brothers; Billy Ham and Earnest Lamont Ham, one sister; Glenda Crawford, and one grandson.

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Roosevelt Cemetery

AR-157, Judsonia, AR

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