Born: June 13, 1922
Died: August 11, 2012
We Regret to inform you of the Transition of Our Queen Mother & Grandmother
Mariah Ann Riley, Which occurred on Saturday, August 11, 2012. Mariah leaves a legacy of love and memories to her five children: Mahlia Allen(Live Oak, FL), Alice Bell(Ft. Lauderdale, FL),Alma Samms(Percival)(Ft. Lauderdale, FL), Albert Gibson, Jr.(Live Oak, FL), and Gwendolyn Larry(Miami, Florida);twelve grandchildren; Angelina Demps(Darryl), Johnnie Allen, Jr., Horace Bell, Jr., Olivia Williams, Harrison Bell, Aleisia Wright(Tony), Enrique Samms (Alfreda), Albert Gibson, Jr., Alicia Michelle Gibson, Velecia Gibson, LaTeesa Allen, and Marcus Allen; eighteen great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren; two sisters; Oreatha Demps(Flint Michigan), and Ruby Martin(Live Oak, FL); one brother; Benjamin Holmes(Orlando, FL). Fond memories are also left to a host of neices, nephews, cousins and friends. Mariah will be greatly missed by the Mt. Moriah I.A.M.E Church family and the Live Oak community. The Wake: friday, August 17, 2012 5:30-6:30 PM Remarks & Reflections 6:30-7:30PM at Moriah I.A.M.E. Church. Service of Triumph: Saturday, Augsut 18, 2012 Viewing 11:00 AM-1:00 P.M. Service 1PM African Missionary Baptist Church. Ministry of Comfort entrusted to Eric A. Brown & Son Funeral Home, Inc.