Sarah Hudson Riley

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 16, 2009

Sarah Hudson Riley died Monday, April 13, 2009, at her home in Gulfport. She was 87.

A Port Gibson native, Mrs. Riley was a longtime resident of Vicksburg. She retired as a manicurist and had worked at Carriage Beauty Salon. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Lyman and former member of Bowmar Avenue Baptist Church of Vicksburg.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Porter L. Riley; a son, Lee Riley; and four brothers.

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Survivors include one son, Jim Riley of Gulfport; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Wintergreen Cemetery in Port Gibson with the Rev. Terry White officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Glenwood Funeral Home. Visitation will be at the funeral home in Vicksburg from 10 a.m. Friday until the service.

Pallbearers will be Jim Riley, Jay Riley, Porter Riley, Brandon Lynch, Bobby McMillian, Neil Beyer, Brian Cates and Steve Bowen.