ELLAVILLE, GA—Ms. Marilyn Sue Bell Gurley, 78, of Jacksonville, FL died Thursday, October 6, 2016 at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville, FL. Funeral services will be held Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 2:00PM in the chapel of Watson-Giddens Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Ellaville Cemetery. Rev. Larry DeLoach will officiate. The family will greet friends at the funeral home prior to the service beginning at 12:00 noon.
Ms. Gurley was born March 17, 1938 in Schley County, GA to the late Elbert Horace and Leacy Grantham Bell. She was a professional baker with Winn-Dixie Supermarket Company. Ms. Gurley was an avid pool player and loved to spend time with her grandchildren. She also enjoyed telling jokes and making people laugh. Ms. Gurley was of the Methodist faith
Survivors include three sons, Homer Eugene Gurley, Michael Derrell Gurley and wife Terrie, Stacey Dale Gurley; and one sister, Laura Jean Bennett. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Brianna, Ryan, Cassie, Matthew and Melissa along with many nieces and nephews.
Watson-Giddens Funeral Home of Ellaville, GA is in charge of arrangements.