Age: 65 Address: South Toe Community Date of Death: Sunday, January 13, 2013 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Texie Gurley Geouge of the South Toe Community went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 13th. A native of Yancey County, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Breida Parker Gurley. She was also preceded in death by a son: Charles Wayne Geouge, Jr., and brothers: Wade, Jim and Morris Gurley. She was a lifetime member of Browns Creek Baptist Church. She taught the primary Bible School Class for 44 years. She loved working in her flowers and cooking for those in her community and church. Texie was a loving wife, mother and mammaw and a friend to all who knew her. She always had a smile on her face and a kind word to say.
Surviving are her husband of 48 years: Charles Geouge; a daughter and son-in-law: Charlene and Jackie Briggs of Burnsville; two lovely grandchildren: SR Dillon Briggs, US Navy, stationed in Great lake, Illinois and Caitlin Briggs of Burnsville; a special young boy, Colton Brinkley; daughter-in-law: Patricia Thompson; sister: Millie Silvers; brother: Dan Gurley all of Burnsville and many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews and church family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 8 PM Tuesday in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Revs. Donald Davis and Charlie Carroway will officiate. Graveside services will be held at 11 AM Wednesday in the Gurley Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Tuesday prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Browns Creek Baptist Church, Building Fund, 7658 State Highway 80 South, Burnsville, NC 28714 or Hospice of Mitchell County, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.