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Grace Worley Gulley

August 7, 1929 — August 22, 2023


Grace Worley Gulley, 94, of Athens, died August 22, 2023.  She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Harold Gulley and Angela Ray, Skokie, IL, and several nieces and nephews.

She was born August 7, 1929, in Franklin County, to James Iras Worley and Nettie Mealor Worley.

After graduating from Banks County High School, she moved to Athens and worked in nursing and later as a hair stylist. She operated Grace’s Beauty Shop on Commerce Road for many years.

She married Edd Everett Gulley in September 1951; they had two sons, Paul Harvey and Harold Everett. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Athens.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her elder son, three sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 26, at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church, Athens, with Rev. Matthew Marston officiating. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the church. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park.

The family requests that memorial gifts be made to First Baptist Church, Athens.

Arrangements by Lord and Stephens, EAST.

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Service Schedule

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Funeral Service

Saturday, August 26, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

First Baptist Church (Athens)

355 Pulaski Street, Athens, GA 30601

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