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Florence Ann (Fleener) Gurley, 69, Franklin

Florence Ann (Fleener) Gurley, 69, Franklin, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, Dec. 31, 2013, at Johnson Memorial Hospital in 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 and loved her.

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

Ann is survived by her children, Betty (husband, Jeff) Clephane of Fort Stockton, Texas, 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 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 anniversaries and birthdays of her family and friends. 

The Rev. Jim Albertson will conduct a funeral service at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4 at Meredith–Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends can call from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday, Jan 4 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Young’s Creek Cemetery in Franklin.

Condolences can be made to the Gurley family at meredith-clark.com.

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    Watermelon fundraiser on Village Green
    1 to 4 p.m. Village Green, Main and Jefferson streets
  • August 30
    Golf scramble to benefit BCHS athletics set
    1 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • August 30
    Mission trip presentation at Fruitdale church
    2 p.m. Midway Church,
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane