Funeral Services Announced for UGA Student Laken Riley in Woodstock

February 26, 2024
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The News: Funeral services for Laken Hope Riley have been scheduled, with a visitation and service at Woodstock City Church to honor her memory.

The Details: The family of Laken Hope Riley, whose life was tragically cut short, has announced funeral arrangements to celebrate and remember her. A visitation is set for Friday, March 1, from noon to to 2 p.m. at Woodstock City Church, followed by a service starting at 2 p.m. at the same location. Pastor Samer Massad will officiate the ceremony, providing a space for loved ones to honor Laken’s life and legacy.

The family has requested that in place of flowers, donations be made to a GoFundMe account established in Laken’s honor. The proceeds will go towards the creation of the Laken Hope Riley Foundation, aimed at raising awareness of homicide and enhancing safety for women.

How You Can Help: For more information and to contribute to the Laken Hope Riley Foundation, visit the GoFundMe page at


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