Funeral services planned for Akron fire victims

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Left to right: Aniyla Riley, 9, Shanice Riley, 8 and Shaniya Wallis, 12

AKRON, Ohio — Funeral services have been announced for four people who tragically lost their lives in a house fire last weekend.

A representative for Celebration Church has confirmed that visitation for Omar Riley, 37, Shirley Wallis, 34, and their children, Aniyla Riley, 9, and Shanice Riley, 8, will be held on Monday, December 12, from 4-7 p.m.

Mourners can also attend a “Celebration of Life” service for the family from 7-8 p.m. Celebration Church is located on Dan Street in Akron.

One of the survivors of the fire, Shaniya Wallis, 12, was recovering well in the hospital, and listed in stable condition.

Another adult also escaped the fire on East Tallmadge Avenue; their condition is currently unknown.

**More coverage on the Akron fire, here**