Virginia Riley Priester
1957 Graduate - (Honors) Fairfax Training School
1958 Graduate -(Honors) Eckels Mortuary College,Philadelphia, PA,
1972- Established Riley's Funeral Home Hampton Chapel
Organizations and Memberships:
South Carolina Mortician's Association Inc., Fidelity Chapter #40 Order of Eastern Star, First Female Coroner for the State of South Carolina and Allendale County, Embalmer, First African American Female to serve on the South Carolina State Board of Funeral Service, South Carolina Mortician's Association, Allendale County School Board, Rural Development Board (Allendale County),Neighborhood Service Center, Sons and Daughters of Job, Hampton,SC, Capers Lodge#4 Good Samaritans,Brunson,S.C.
"The things I have placed in my hands ,I no longer possess, but the things I have placed in his hands I still maintain."
- Martin Luther