John Riles, 78, of Potts Camp, died Oct. 20, 2016, in Holly Springs. A member of Calvary Baptist Church, he was a truck driver and worked at the North Mississippi Experiment Station.
Services were held on Oct. 22 at 11 p.m. at the Holly Springs Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Pine Grove Cemetery. Holly Springs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He leaves his wife, Blanch Riles; two sons, Steve Riles of Holly Springs, Gary Riles (Diane) of Potts Camp; three daughters, Margaret Shoffner (Tommy) of Red Banks, Lesia Jones (Andy) of Olive Branch, Angie Sorrell (Doug) of Holly Springs; 14 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, Bob Riles, and a grandson, John Riles.