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Ware Boyd Gurley

September 30, 1918 — May 20, 2009

Relihan Funeral Home of Pearson, Inc. 164 S. MAIN STREET POST OFFICE BOX 38 Pearson, Georgia 31642 (912) 422-3221 Fax 912-422-3222 Mr. Ware B. Gurley age 90 of Woodstock, Ga. formerly of Atkinson County passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2009 at his residence in Woodstock, Ga. following an extended illness. A native of Murray County, Mr. Gurley was born September 30, 1918 son of Emory and Ellen Baker Gurley. He had made his home in Atkinson County for many years before moving to Woodstock, Ga. in 1966. He worked for many years in the mobile home industry and was a U. S. Army Veteran of World War II. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. A son Wade Gurley preceded him in death. Survivors include: Wife: Betty Delk Gurley of Woodstock, Ga. 1 Daughter: Becky Dysart and husband Bobby of Woodstock, Ga. 1 Son: Boyd Gurley and wife Karen of Franklin, Tenn. 1 Brother: Bruce Gurley of Augusta, Ga. 6 Grandchildren, 5 Great-Grandchildren, and several Nieces and Nephews also survive. Funeral Services for Mr. Gurley were held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, May 23, 2009 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Johnson officiating. Special musical selections included "I Bowed On My Knees And Cried Holy", rendered by soloist Diane Davis with taped accompaniment, "Precious Memories" rendered acappella by soloist Regina Delk and "Amazing Grace" by the attending congregation with Christopher Davis accompanying on the piano. Prelude and Postlude selections offered by Christopher Davis pianist. The interment followed in the Mt. Zion Cemetery. Serving as active pallbearers were: Danny Delk, Greg Delk, Leslie Delk, Allen Morrow, Scott Miller and Colin McNulty. Relihan Funeral Home of Pearson, Ga. was in charge of the arrangements. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at


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