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Janet Louise Riley

March 23, 1923 - August 11, 2017

Service Date: August 18, 2017

Funeral Home WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME, INC

Place of Service Cumming Grove Baptist Church

Obituaries » Janet Louise Riley

Janet Louise Davenport Riley, affectionately known as Jane, was born on March 23, 1923 to the late Willie F. and Lillie M. Davenport in Augusta, Georgia. She was the third of four children (Willie Mae, Arthur Randall, now deceased, and Julia Etta).

Jane attended Weed Academy Elementary School. After elementary school, she attended Haines Institute, where she was the Salutatorian of her class in 1940. Jane began her college education at Barber Scotia Junior College in Concord, North Carolina. She later completed her bachelor’s degree at Paine College. As a young adult, she was an active tennis player and swimmer……Click here to view obituary

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