Obituary for Florence Ann (Fleener) Gurley

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Florence Ann (Fleener) Gurley

February 18, 1944 - December 31, 2013

Florence Ann (Fleener) Gurley, age 69 passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, December 31, 2013 at the Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. She was a resident of Franklin. By her side, were her loving children and family. Ann was a mother with strong family values and will be missed by all who knew her and loved her.

Ann was born in Franklin on February 18, 1944 to the late Dale and Katherine (Zook) Fleener. She married John O. "Johnny" Gurley on June 14, 1974 in Brown County. John preceded her in death on December 21, 2011 after 37 devoted years of marriage.

Ann is survived by her children: Betty (husband, Jeff) Clephane of Fort Stockton, TX, Peggy (husband, Ronnie) Lambert of Bean Blossom, Jeannie (husband, Kenney) Hildebrand of Franklin, Mary (husband, Raymond) Harris, Bobby (wife, Dana) Fowler and Jim (wife, Carolyn) Fowler all of Brown County. She will be remembered by her siblings: Kathy (husband, Rick) Pitcher of Brown County, Shirley (husband, David) Patterson of Franklin and Jack (wife, Carla) Brown of Brown County; 12 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren.

Ann was preceded in death by her first husband: Elesmalee Fowler; and a brother: Bruce Fleener.

Ann was a member of the Beech Grove Baptist Church in Trafalgar and volunteered at the Hickory Ridge Senior Center. She was a loving wife and homemaker who loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Ann enjoyed sewing, crocheting and working puzzles. She was a collector of bells and wind chimes and was known for her ability to remember special dates, such as anniversary and birthdays of her family and friends.

The Rev. Jim Albertson will conduct a funeral service at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Young's Creek Cemetery in Franklin.

Condolences may be made to the Gurley family at .

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: February 18, 1944
Died: December 31, 2013

Condolences for Florence Gurley

Jo Ellen Ford (Carmack) posted on 1/1/00

Just found out about your mom. Sorry for all of you. John and Ann were great neighbors to Mom and Dad for a lot of years. We lost Dad back in October. He is buried at Young's Creek, also. Prayers for all of you. Jo Ellen


D. Johnson posted on 1/1/00

Please accept my condolences on the loss of your dear loved one. Take comfort in knowing that our heavenly Creator understands your pain. He will soon remove all pain, sorrow, and death forever! Revelation 21:3,4 May this promise be of comfort to you as you gain the strength and inner peace to cope with the days ahead, remembering that Jehovah will be by your side. Philippians 4:13


rustie posted on 1/1/00

Grandma I love you so much.


Richard(Dickie)& Lola Key posted on 1/1/00

Bobby,Betty,Peggy,Jeannie,Jimmy& Mary. We are so sorry for your loss.Thank you all for letting me spend these last few days close.It means a lot to me.I Love you all so much. They have a Great woman in Heaven now & I bet there's a party goin on. Love y'all Dickie & Lola & Kids


Sharon Pinckard (Owens) posted on 1/1/00

Carolyn and Jim, I am very sorry for your loss. Your Mother sounds like a wonderful woman who I wish I had known. It is so difficult to loose a parent but time and memories will help lessen the pain. Our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. God bless each of you. Sharon and Pat Pinckard