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Obituary for Lydia Arnold Riley

DURHAM: Lydia Arnold Riley, 70, passed away at Wayne Memorial Hospital in Goldsboro, NC on Friday, March 17, 2017. She was born in Rocky Mount, NC to the late John R. Arnold and Jeanette Minnick Beasley.

Mrs. Riley graduated from Southern High School in Durham, class of 1964 and was an employee of Williams Construction Company for over 30 years. She was an avid Duke fan and member of the Iron Dukes. She absolutely loved the beach (and her SUNSHINE). Mrs. Riley was an incredible wife, mother, mother-in-law and Mimi.

Mrs. Riley is survived by her husband of 51 years, Dwight M. Riley; son, Dwight “Dee” M. Riley, Jr. and wife, Jennifer; daughter, Stephanie D. Riley; granddaughter, Chandler L. Riley; and sister, Fran Nemiroff and husband, Michael.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 21st at Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham with Rev. Robert Rollins officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12 to 2 p.m. Following the memorial service there will be a Celebration of Life at Willowhaven Country Club.


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Visitation Prior to the Service

Tuesday

21

Mar

12:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Clements Funeral Service in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Memorial Service

Tuesday

21

Mar

2:00 PM
Clements Funeral Chapel in Durham

1105 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

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