Mr. & Mrs. Wiley were husband and wife for more than sixty years, many of which were devoted to their fellow man. William edited R.I.'s first African-American newspaper, the providence Cronicle, for twenty years, while working full-time for the U.S. Postal Sevice. He later became President of the Rhode Island Urban League. Olive was a volunteer and seved on a miriad of Boards and Commissions, and was founder of the Mt. Hope Day Care Center. She is a former Rhode Island 'Mother of the Year'.
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