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Oveta Chrystell (Cummings) Riley

June 8, 1927 ~ July 27, 2021 (age 94)


     Oveta Chrystell (Cummings) Riley, age 94 of Moodyville Loop in Byrdstown, TN passed away Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at the Livingston Regional Hospital.

     She was born June 8, 1927 in Albany, KY to Thomas Love Cummings and Bertha Kimber (Maynard) Cummings. She was a member of the Moodyville Baptist Church, a school teacher and homemaker.

     Chrystell is survived by (2) Daughters: Carolyn Holt (Greg); Donna Anderson (Larry); (6) Sons: Jerry Riley (Sharon), Terry Roger Riley (Virginia), Steve Riley (Nelda), Tom Riley (Leda), Kendall Riley (Christine) and Ed Riley;(2) Sisters: Leta Cummings and Anna Nagel; (1) Brother: David Cummings; (16) Grandchildren and (36) Great Grandchildren. Also survived by nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

     She was preceded in death by her Parents: Thomas Love and Bertha Kimber Cummings; Husband: Ralph Riley; (1) Granddaughter: Jennifer Riley; (1) Great Granddaughter: Maggie Riley; (4) Brothers: Odus, Huel, Print and Eugene Cummings; (2) Infant Siblings.

     Funeral Services will be held Friday, July 30, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. from the Moodyville Baptist Church with Bro. Joel Chappell Sr., Bro. Joel Chappell Jr. and Tom Riley to speak.  Burial to follow in the Cope Cemetery.

     The family will receive friends at the Moodyville Church on Friday, July 30 from 9:00 A.M. until time of the service at 11:00 A.M.

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July 30, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Moodyville Church

Funeral Service
July 30, 2021

11:00 AM
Moodyville Baptist Church

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