09/27/11 — ADAM D. GURLEY

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Nov. 20, 1920-Sept. 25, 2011

MOUNT OLIVE -- Adam Daniel "A.D." Gurley, 90, went to be with his Lord and savior Sunday surrounded by his family at his home.

He was the son of the late Debro and Nannie Hinson Gurley, and was married to Mollie Lane Gurley for 63 years.

Mr. Gurley served as a medic in the United States Army Air Corps in World War II, was a farmer and had worked construction with T. A. Loving Inc.

He was a member of Mount Olive Presbyterian Church, Woodmen of the World and Mt. Olive Pickle Kickers, and also cooked lunches with Perry Hall for senior citizens Wednesdays at the church.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with the Rev. Steven Wicks, the Rev. Chris Carlisle and the Rev. Doug Bartlett officiating. Committal will follow at Pineview cemetery.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Gurley is survived by a son and three daughters, John Gurley and wife, Barbie, of Goldsboro, Peggy Kleinfelter and husband, Mike, of Greenville, S.C., Liz Mitchell of Raleigh and Alice Ballew of Mount Olive; grandchildren, Laura Riemensnider and husband, R.J., Adam Kleinfelter and wife, Brooke, Katherine Mitchell, Chris Gurley, Jordan Gurley, Amanda Creech and Amy Creech; and numerous nieces and nephews, who called him uncle "D."

Flowers are welcome or donations may be made to Mount Olive Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 158, Mount Olive, N.C., 28365.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Gurley family, and online condolences may be sent through www.shumate-faulk.com.


Published in Obituaries on September 27, 2011 1:53 PM