Carl Edmond Gurley

    Birth Date: 10/25/1929
    Deceased Date: 06/12/2018

    Smithfield – Carl Edmond Gurley, age 88, died early Tuesday morning, June 12, 2018 in Rex Hospital in Raleigh. Born October 25, 1929 in Wayne County he was a son of the late Lloyd and Corrina Creech Gurley. He was preceded in death by his wife, Merle Woodard Gurley; son, Reginald “Reggie” Gurley; brother, Charles Gurley; and sister, Doris Holloman. Carl was a member of Steven’s Chapel Baptist Church.
    Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 15, 2018 in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home with Rev. Vernon Braswell officiating. Burial will follow in Creech Cemetery in Brogden. The family will receive friends from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.
    Surviving are his son, Robin Gurley and significant other Emma Jean Allen of Smithfield; brother, James Lloyd Gurley and wife Geraldine of Smithfield; sister, Margaret Gurley of Pittsboro; grandchildren, Carl Chase Gurley and Chasney Gurley Foster and husband Travis; and step grandchildren, Danny Autry, Jesse Autry, and Tammy Davis.
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