Jason Louis Riley

Published 11:29 am Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Funeral Service for Mr. Jason Riley were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, at New Hebron Baptist Church. Mr. Riley, age 52, passed away from this life on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Jackson. Rev. Mike Grenn and Rev. Jeremy Knowles officiated. Denise Leggett performed the musical service. Interment was in the New Hebron Cemetery.

Saulters Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Pallbearers were Brad Webb, Jeremy Davis, Zach Mayhugh, Colby Williams, Josh Sykes, Toby Douglas, Jeffery Bryan and Dean Banks. These friends and Sunday School members built Jason’s coffin and dug the grave of their friend by hand.

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Jason Louis Riley was born on April 24, 1968, in Jackson to Joe and Patricia Jane Collins Riley. Mr. Riley was an electrician with Entergy Electric Power Company. Jason Riley was a member of the New Hebron Masonic Lodge #508. He was a Sunday School teacher, sound booth technician and member of New Hebron Baptist Church.

Jason was welcomed into Heaven by his daughter, Jacy Lee Riley; his mother, Patricia Jane Collins Riley and his father-in-law, Daniel E. Russell Sr.

Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Amy Russell Riley of New Hebron; two daughters, Abby Riley Crider (Jeret) of Monticello and Carly Riley Reeves (Blake) of Brandon; three grandchildren, AnaMolly Crider, Adeline Lee Crider and Collins Claire Reeves; his father and step-mother, Joe and Karen Riley of New Hebron; his brother, Joey Riley (Terah) of New Hebron; two sisters, Betty Ruth Smith (Charles) of Holt, Florida and Amy Riley Linton (Gene) of Jasper, Alabama and his mother-in-law, Linda Faye Russell of Silver Creek; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation was Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, from 10 until 11 a.m. at New Hebron Baptist Church.

Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www.saultersmoorefuneralhome.com