JACKIE RAY GURLEY
Sherman- Funeral for Jackie Ray Gurley, 50, who died Sunday at his
residence, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Waldo Funeral Home Chapel with
burial in West Hill Cemetery.
Gurley was born January 27, 1935 in Howe, son of Lloyd and Loy Gurley.
He married Frances Englutt August 5, 1952, in Whitesboro. Gurley was employed
by Johnson and Johnson for 18 years as a mail clerk in the personnel department.
He was past president of the Grayson County CB Club and a member of the
Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of Sherman; three sons, Jackie Ray, Jerry
Lynn, both of Sherman and Jimmie Scott of Denton; mother, Mrs. T. L. Mayo
of Sherman; brother, Joe Wesley; and two grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. tonight and
at other times at the residence, 414 Contemporary, or at the home of Mrs.
T. L. Mayo, 1109 S. Austin St.
Sherman Democrat-May 29,1980
TRUCK DRIVER DIES OF MISHAP INJURIES
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m Friday at Waldo Funeral
Chapel in Sherman for Joe Dan Gurley, 21, of 119 N.Burdette who died Wednesday
night in a local hospital as a result of injuries suffered in an automobile
Gurley was injured about 6 a.m. Monday when the bread truck he was
driving overturned one and one-half miles south of Gunter. Gurley was thrown
from the truck and pinned underneath it.
A Baptist minister, Dennis Gardner, from Oklahoma and his wife were
driving south from Gunter when they spotted te overturned truck at 5:45
a.m. Unable to free Gurley, they returned to Gunter for help.
Ambulance attendants and Gunter Police Chief Tom Hardy freed Gurley
at approximately 6 a.m. Gurley was semi-concious and appeared to have severe
head and leg injuries, according to Hardy and ambulance attendents.
Hardy told the Sherman Democrat Thursday morning that a ball joint
broke on the truck, causing Gurley to lose control.
Services for Mr. Gurley will be conducted by the Rev. Bill Knight
of the Hill Top Baptist Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado and the Rev.
Sid Hunter of the Calvary Baptist Church in Sherman. Burial will be in
West Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Gurley was born in Odessa, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Gurley of
Sherman. He was married to the former Deana Gay Henderson on August 4,
1978 in Pottsboro. He was a 1977 graduate of Sherman High School and a
member of the football and baseball teams. He was a member of the 1973
Koufax National Champion Baseball Team. He was employed by Mrs. Baird's
Bread Company for the past six months and was a member of the Calvary Baptist
Survivors are his wife of Sherman; parents; brothers, Jack Gurley,
Jr. and Jerry Gurley both of Sherman; and Jim Gurley of Plano; grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Mayo and Lloyd W. Gurley, all of Sherman, and Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Miller of Denison, and his great-grandmother, Mrs. Lillie Miller
Pallbearers are Tommy Neal, Mike Conkle, Bryan Clayton, Spanky Carter,
Ricky Bullock and Terry Ingram.
The family will be at the Jack Gurley residence at 414 Contemporary
in Sherman and the Johnny Cassell residence in Pottsboro.
Sherman Democrat-October 9, 1990
ANNA F. GURLEY
Mrs. Anna Frances Gurley, 55 year old retired Texas Instruments employee
of 1924 E. Cherry, died Sunday at her residence.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Waldo Funeral Home Chapel.
The Rev. Bill Knight of Hill Top Baptist Church in Colordo Springs,
Colorado, and the Rev. James Crawford of the Calvary Baptist Church in
Sherman will officiate. Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Gurley was born in Achille, Oklahoma, the daughter of John Forrest
Englutt Sr. and Roxie Mae Chumley Englutt, and attended Achille schools.
On August 15 1952, she married Jackie Ray Gurley in Whitesboro.
She had been employed as an environmental technician at Texas Instruments
for 22 years and retired in February. She was a member of the Carpenter
Chapter No. 183 Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of the Calvary
Surviving are her sons, Jackie Ray Gurley, Jr. and Jerry Lynn Gurley
both of Sherman; and Jimmy Scott Gurley of Denton; brothers, Carl Englutt
of Sherman and John Englutt of Kemp, Oklahoma; sisters, Dorothy Anderson,
Lauretta Collins and Jan Grantland, all of Denison; mother, Roxie Mae Miller
of Denison; and two grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Carl Englutt, David Anderson, Ron Alsup, Leonard
Cox, Jim Leverette and Billy Nixon.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. today and
other times at the Jackie Ray Gurley, Jr. residence, 226 Arkansas.
Sherman Democrat-July 7, 1960
ROBERT A. GURLEY
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Waldo Funeral
Chapel for Robert A. Gurley 49, of 1701 E. Wells Ave. who was found dead
in his car on old Dorchester Road Tuesday. Dr. John M. Hardy, Grayson County
physician who examined the body, said death was caused by a heart attack.
The Rev. Lloyd Ledbetter, pastor of the Central Baptist Church,
will conduct the services. Burial will be at West Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers
will be; J. A. Vickers, A. D. Gray, Jr.,W. K. McGill, Marvin McGill, Everett
Southerland, and M. R. Ward.
Mr. Gurley was born November 15, 1910, in Gunter, son of the late
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Gurley. He married Miss Bernice Blankenship in August
1950. He was employed by a Sherman grocery for the past two years. He was
a veteran of World War II, serving three years in the Southwest Pacific.
He was a member of the Howe Methodist Church.
Mr. Gurley is survived by his wife; a step-mother, Mrs. J. S. Gurley
of Howe; three brothers, Russell Gurley of Sherman, Jack Gurley of Los
Angeles, California; and Lloyd Gurley of Wichita Falls; two sisters, Mrs.
W. H. Hammett of Orange and Mrs. Johnny W. Holmes of Sherman; and a number
of neices and nephews.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday.
Sherman Democrat-September 10, 1950
G. C. GURLEY, PARK SUPT. DIES HERE
Glenn C. Gurley 43, park supertendent for the city of Sherman, for
several years, died at St. Vincent's Hospital Saturday at 4 a.m. following
a heart attack. He lived at 808 East Thomas. Mr. Gurley was a World War
II veteran and a native of Grayson County.
Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. at the Waldo Funeral
Chapel. The Rev. M. T. Adkins of Dallas, will conduct.
Pallbearers will be Roscoe Russell, Jimmie Long, Charles Osborne,
Jim Stephenson, Robert Brooks and Duard Smithson. Burial will be in West
Mr. Gurley was born February 1, 1907 a son of J. S. Gurley and the
late Mrs. J. S. Gurley. On January 17, 1942, he was married to Thelma Gwyn
at Sherman. He was superintendent of parks for the city at the time of
A veteran of World War II, Mr. Gurley served with the Fifth Air
Force in the South Pacific. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign
Wars and the American Legion and the Howe Methodist Church.
Survivors include his wife and father; two sons, Glenn C. Gurley,
Jr., and John Mark Gurley; four brothers, James R. Gurley and Robert Gurley,
both of Sherman, Chester Gurley of California and Loy Gurley of Wichita
Falls; two sisters, Mrs. W. H. Hammett of Orange and Mrs. Johnny Holmes
of Sherman. View
Sherman Democrat-January 31, 1969
J. RUSSELL GURLEY, CITY ELECTRIAL INSPECTOR, DIES
James Russell Gurley, 55, electral insepector for the city of Sherman,
died Thursday night in a Sherman hospital after a sudden illness. His home
was at 1106 Grant Dr.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Renfro-Barrett
Chapel, conducted by C. A. Montgomery of Madill, Oklahoma and Rev. R. M.
Williams, pastor of the East Sherman Baptist Church. Burial will be in
West Hill Cemetery under the directions of Renfro-Barrett Funeral Home.
Mr. Gurley had been employed by the city of Sherman for 33 years.
He was a member of the Baptist Church. He attended public schools in Howe
and had been a resident of this area all of his life. He was born March
1, 1913, in Gunter, the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. James S. Gurley. He
was married September 5, 1936 in Durant, Oklahoma to Miss Nellie K. McGill.
He is survived by his wife; two brothers, Chester Gurley of Los
Angeles, California and Lloyd Gurley of Wichita Falls; two sisters, Mrs.
Johnny Holmes of Sherman and Mrs. Bill Hammett of Orange.
Pallbearers will be Johnny Burleson, Les Tribble, Jack Spears, Robert
Cordell, L. D. Gudgel and Karl Kyle.
The family will be at the residence, 1106 Grant Dr.
Sherman Democrat-August 8, 1976
CHESTER A. GURLEY
Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Mary's Catholic
Church for Chester A. Gurley, 76, a former Sherman resident died Thursday
in Hollywood, California. Rev. Michael T. Flanagan will be celebrant and
burial will follow at West Hill Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under
the direction of Dannel-Horton-Barrett Funeral Home.
Born in Gunter, Texas he was the son of James S. Gurley and Betty
Green Gurley. He attended the Howe Public Schools and was a veteran of
World War II, having served in the Army. He had lived in the Los Angles
area for 26 years and was a retired nurse.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret Gurley of Hollywood, California;
two sisters, Mrs. J. W. Holmes of Sherman and Mrs. Bill Hammett of Orange,
Texas, and a brother, Lloyd Gurley of Sherman.
The body will arrive in Sherman Monday afternoon.
Denison Herald and Sherman Democrat -October 30, 1984
Sherman-Graveside service for Lloyd Wesley Gurley, 80. a Sherman
nursing home resident who died this morning at a Sherman hospital, will
be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at West Hill Cemetery, under direction of Waldo
Gurley was born June 20, 1904 in Howe. He did plumbing and mainenance
work for Howe Water Works several years. Gurley was a member of the Howe
First Baptist Church.
Surviving are two sons, Joe Wesley Gurley and Jackie Ray Gurley,
both of Sherman; two sisters, Leola Hammett of Orange and Lois Holmes of
Sherman; and six grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.
The family will be at the Jack Gurley residence, 414 Contemporary,