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
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.
Sherman Democrat- March 22,
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
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
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.