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Carleene (Floyd) Gourley

January 6, 1935 ~ April 16, 2021 (age 86)


Carleene Gourley, age 86, of Hazlehurst, Georgia passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021 at Tifton Health & Rehabilitation Center, Tifton, Georgia. Mrs. Gourley was born on January 6, 1935 the daughter of the late Perry & Annie Floyd.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, David Gourley, son, Terry Gourley, 2 brothers, Billy Floyd & Grant Floyd and a sister, Ruby Mason. Mrs. Gourley was a homemaker and of the Mormon faith.

Survivors include daughter, JoAnn Taylor (James) of Douglas, GA; 2 sons, David Gourley Jr (Diana) of Pembroke, GA and Charles Gourley of Hazlehurst, GA; 3 grandchildren, Kevin Gourley of Savannah, GA, Joel Gourley of Savannah, GA and Rachel Vaughn of Hazlehurst, GA; several great grandchild; brother, Robert Floyd of Savannah, GA; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon, April 18, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Sims Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 19, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Sims Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Shep Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Palms Memorial Gardens, Hazlehurst, Georgia.

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Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Due to COVID-19, Sims Funeral Home Inc. will require all guests and attendees to wear appropriate medical grade face-masks and maintain social distancing at all times while visiting our facility, and highly encouraged at our services outside of our facility.  Masks are not provided.

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April 18, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Sims Funeral Home
201 N Peterson Ave.
Douglas, Georgia 31533

Funeral Service
April 19, 2021

1:00 PM
Sims Funeral Home Chapel
201 N. Peterson Ave.
Douglas, GA 31533

April 19, 2021

Palms Memorial Gardens
Hwy 341 N
Hazlehurst, GA 31539

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