Mary Matheson Williamson Riley

Published 10:46 am Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Mary Matheson Williamson Riley, 85, a resident of Greenville, Ala., died on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at her residence. The graveside funeral service took place at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Magnolia Cemetery with Dr. Rob Fossett officiating and Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home directing. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to First Presbyterian Church at 215 East Commerce St. in Greenville or one’s favorite charity.  She is preceded in death by her husband, James William Riley, II; parents, Edward Lamar Williamson and Ethel Jackson Williamson; brothers, W.J. Williamson Sr. and M. Lamar Williamson and sister, Lenore W. Burgess.

Mrs. Riley is survived by her daughter and son-in-law: Lamar (Bill) Murphy of Rochester, N.Y.; son, James William Riley III of Dothan, Ala., and other relatives. For online condolences, please visit

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