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Business owner Columbus Wiley, 81, joined his Lord and Savior in heaven on Thursday afternoon, Nov. 30, 2017. He was born on Dec. 1, 1935, in Jonestown, Mississippi, to Lillie Mae and Columbus Wiley. Columbus married the love of his life, Margaret Naomi Davis, on July 4, 1959, and to this union children were born, Alvin, Larry, Robert and Deidra, and special son Clayton Wiley. Columbus was a family man with a big heart and cared, loved and accommodated his family in any way that he could.
Columbus was preceded in death by his father, Columbus Wiley; three sisters, Rosie Wiley, Freddie Mae Wiley and Josephine McCool; and one brother, Claude Wiley.
Visitation is scheduled prior to services beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at Saints Home COGIC, 2210 N. 13th St., with homegoing services immediately following at 1 p.m. Burial will be in Highland Lawn Cemetery. Russell Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.
Published on December 6, 2017
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