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Ray Gourley

d. April 5, 2017


Ray L. Gourley, 77, of Dyersburg, died Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis.  Born April 26, 1939 to the late Royce Edward Gourley and Zelma Gourley, he was retired from Herb Glass Auto Parts.


 The family will host a Celebration of Life service at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, April 15, 2017 at the Fowlkers United Methodist Church.


He is survived by his daughter, Mary Wiriya (Sirichai) of Dyersburg; his son, Robert E. Gourley (Dashelle) of Dyersburg; his mother, Zelma Gourley of Dyersburg; two sisters, Mary Lou Ownby and Carolyn Safar, both of Dyersburg; eight grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.    


In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his wife, Marie Gourley; his daughter, Ray Lyne Gourley; and one brother, Royce Wayne Gourley.

Arrangements entrusted to Curry Funeral Home, 1984 St. John Avenue, Dyersburg, TN  38024.  Online condolences may be made to the family at
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Service Schedule

Past Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Fowlkes United Methodist Church

51 Fowlkes St, Dyersburg, TN 38024

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