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Gurley Family Obituaries


 
  Sherman Democrat-September 6, 7, 1956

 JAMES S. GURLEY DIES IN HOUSTON HOSPITAL

James S. Gurley, 76,of 215 E. Wilson died Thursday at 2 a.m. in a Houston hospital after an illness of one year. He was born in Fulton County Arkansas, September 1, 1880, a son of D. W. and Mary Jane Fielder Gurley. He was a member of the Central Baptist Church.
Funeral arrangements in charge of Waldo Funeral Home were incomplete at noon Thursday. Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery.
Survivors are his wife; four sons, Robert Gurley and Russell Gurley both of Sherman; Lloyd Gurley of Wichita Falls; and Chester Gurley of Los Angeles, California; two daughters, Mrs. Johnny Holmes of Sherman and Mrs. W. H. Hammett of Orange; two sisters, Mrs. Herb Cox of Howe and Mrs. Ethel Wax of Gillham, Arkansas; nine grandsons and four great-grandchildren and several neices and nephews.

 FUNERAL SET SATURDAY FOR JAMES GURLEY

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 3 p.m.in Waldo Funeral Chapel for James S. Gurley, 215 E. Wilson. He died Thursday at 2 a.m. in a Houston hospital after an illness of one year.
Rev. Lloyd Ledbetter, pastor of the Central Baptist Church will officiate. Pallbearers will be Ralph Bruton, J. C. Atkinson, Everett Southerland, John Williams, Melvin Jobe and Kyle McGill. Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery.



  Sherman Democrat- February 4, 1949

 DANIEL WOODARD GURLEY

Funeral services for Daniel Woodard Gurley, 88, who died at his home, Route 1, Sherman, after an illness of ten days, were held Friday at 4 p.m.at the Barrett Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Payne of Howe, conducted, assisted by the Rev. C. J. Graves of Sherman.
Pallbearers were Earl Taylor, P.J. Waldrop, Price McCoy, Omer C. Carbin, Virgil Fielder and Audie Wilson. Burial was in the Hall Cemetery.
Mr. Gurley was born in Union County, Illinois, June 11, 1860 the son of John and Mary Gurley. He was married to Jane Fielder in 1879. She died five years ago. He came to Grayson County in 1881. He was a member of the Baptist Church.
Survivors include, one son, J. S. Gurley, of Sherman; two daughters, Mrs. J. H. Cox, of Sherman, and Mrs. C. E. Wax of Gilliham, Arkansas; 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
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       Sherman Democrat- March 22, 1944

 PIONEER HOWE SETTLER DIES

Mrs. Mary Jane Gurley, 81 died at 8 p.m. Tuesday at her residence in Howe after three years of ill health and two days of critical illness.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at Howe Baptist Church conducted by the Methodist minister, the Rev. C. J. Graves and the Baptist minister, the Rev. E. T. Johnson both of Howe. Interment will be in Hall Cemetery directed by Talley.
Pallbearers will be Virgil Fielder, Omer Corbin, Truett Devenport, E. T. Mode, Edd Malone and Andy Wilson.
Mrs. Gurley was born 29 October 1862 the daughter of Franklin and Sarah
Snelgrove Fielder. She was married in 1879 in Erath County Texas to D. W. Gurley, moving to Howe 65 years ago. She was a member of the Farmington Baptist Church.
Survivors are her husband; two daughters, Mrs. C. E. Wax of Arkansas; Mrs. J. H. Cox of Howe with home she had made her home for the past six years, and one son, J. S. Gurley of Howe; 16 grandchildren and nine great grand-children. Two sons, Samuel and Ferman preceded her in death.
 



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