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Services for Brenda Gail Gurley are at 11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at Sylvester Williams Multi-purporse Building of the NGMB Association, 200 Church St. S.W., Cairo. Elder Larry J. Brown will officiate and interment is in Forrest Lawn Cemetery, Cairo. Pallbearers are members of the Cairo High School class of 1977 and first cousins. She died Sept. 28, 2017, at Archbold Hospital, Thomasville. Born July 2, 1959, in Grady County,?Georgia, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Willie O.C. Gurley Sr. She was a member of Saint Luke P.B. Church of Reno and a faithful and devoted member of St. Luke Senior Usher Board. She worked for Cloud Funeral Home, Cairo, for over 35 years. She attended the Grady County Public Schools and graduated from Cairo High School in 1977. Survivors include her father, Deacon O.C. Gurley of Reno; her mother, Mother Sarah Jane Gurley of Reno; sisters, Nettie Williford of Cairo, Doris Corker of Cairo, Ginger Gurley of Reno, Willie Ette Gurley of Reno, brother, Willie O.C. Gurley Jr. of Reno; aunts, Mamie L. Addison of Whigham, Hattie (Odell) Helms of Tampa, Florida, Betty (Luke) Lurry of Cairo, Tommie (Jerry)?Copeland of Cairo, Alice Gurley of Cairo, Ocie Butler of Tampa, Rosa Gurley of Tampa, Laura Mae Gurley of Havana, Florida, Emma Line Gurley of Calvary; uncles, Harry Gurley of Albany, New York, Billy (Helen)?Gurley of Cairo, Charlie (Betty) Gurley of Havana; nieces, Marilyn Smith (Osie) of Camilla, LaToisha Brown of Cairo; nephews, Carlos Williford (Andreka) of Cairo, Kevin Corker (Malacia) of Cairo; nieces, Marquelle Hopkins (Alphonzo) of Cairo, Allendria Adams (Cedric) of Greenville, North Carolina; brother, Wilson Glenn of Thomasville; godsons, PFC. Ryan (Yata)?Glenn of Alaska, Maurice Herring of Havana, Florida; special friends, Ann Herring of McCrayville, Georgia, Berlisa Baker of Cairo, Callie Hightower of Reno, Adrienne Harrel of Whigham, Sandra Holley of Tallahassee, Florida; and numerous devoted great-nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Cloud Funeral Home 377-4432
Published on October 5, 2017
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