Herley W. Wiley




WILEY Rev. HERLEY WESLEY WILEY, B.Th. Rev. WILEY entered into eternal peace on Thursday, July 16, 2009. He was the loving father of Rev. Howard W. Wiley, M.Div., M.Phil. and Rev. Dennis W. Wiley, Ph.D. (Christine Y., D.Min.). He is also survived by three grandchildren Aiyana K. Ma''at, Samira D. Wiley and Joshua D. Wiley; four great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. On Tuesday, July 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. and on Wednesday, July 29 from 9 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m., friends may visit with the family at Covenant Baptist Church, 3845 South Capitol St. SW. Interment Maryland National Memorial Park. Send condolences to: www.marshallsfuneralhome. com

Published by The Washington Post on Jul. 26, 2009.
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Howard, Dennis & Families--My heart was broken to learn of your parents passing. Rev. Wiley was such an integral part of my life for more than fifty years. I remember him from my childhood, especially singing "God Has A Way." He married us and dedicated both our children. We wish you God's Blessings.
Brenda & Blairton Hampton
August 16, 2009
Dennis, Christine and Family --

We're so saddened to learn of Rev. Wiley's passing, and certainly so soon after the passing of your mother as well. Truly, those united in life are now united in eternity! We are so grateful for the lives they led and the example they set for so many of us. Your father counseled us before we married. He must have done a good job -- we're still hanging in there after 21 years! :) AND he catachized Terence for his ordination. Certainly, he was always one of our favorite people.

May you all be blessed and rejoice in their legacy. We love you!
Kim, Terence and Kimille Leathers
August 16, 2009
He was a great man, and I just loved to hear him speak. He will be greatly missed...
Tracey Willis
August 5, 2009
"The moments may be temporary, but the memories last forever." Rev. Wiley touched every heart & spirit he met, including mine. He will be greatly missed. In friendship and sympathy,
Carla Archer Mitchell & family
August 3, 2009
I will always remember the fond memories of Pastor Wiley. He will always be in my heart. My prayers are with the entire Wiley family.

Crystal Archer Williams and family
August 2, 2009
Rev. Wiley has always been a great man of God, an outstanding example of Christian living, and a friend. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Carl & Vivian Archer
August 2, 2009
I was truly saddened upon learning of Reverend H. Wesley Wiley's passing. He baptized me thirty-one years ago. Rev. Wiley was one of those rare individuals who exemplified character and unwavering moral values. He was a supportive individual with a wonderful and gentle soul. I can recall him often singing one of his favorite hymns, "I Am On The Battlefield for My Lord". When you recall the words in the song, I'm sure you can picture Rev. Wiley greeting the Savior with a smile as he appointed his soul a place in Heaven.

The world is a better place for his presence and contributions. I count myself honored to have known Rev. Wiley.

To the Wiley family, I share my thoughts and prayers in your loss. May you be comforted by your memories of such a wonderful man. Please accept my heartfelt condolences.

The righteous perish and no one ponders
It in his heart; devout men are taken away,
And no one understands that the righteous
Are taken away to be spared from evil.
Those who walk uprightly enter into peace,
They find rest as they lie in death.
Isaiah 57:1-2
Marcie Gray
July 29, 2009
How inadequate words are at a time like this, Rev. Wiley was a wonderful man and he will truly be missed by all who knew him.

I want all of you know that others are also thinking of you, caring about you, and wishing you comfort and peace.

All my prayers are with the family during this time of sorrow. With warmest thoughts and my deepest sympathy.

Ruth Williams,
Geenbelt, Maryland
July 27, 2009
My sincerely sympathy to the family. Rev. Wiley served as the catechizer for my ordination council. He was a great man of faith and is sure to be missed.
Rev. Barbara Davis
July 26, 2009
To the Family of Rev. Herley Wiley,

May God bless and keep you as you face the days ahead. Rev. Wiley is where Jesus is and everything is all right.

I will inform Rev. Dr. Ronnie Sidney and Second Baptist Church, Warsaw, VA of his homegoing.

Rev. Loretta W. Williams, Associate Minister, Second Baptist Church of Warsaw, VA
July 26, 2009
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