Mr. Eugene Worley, 83, of Lincolnton Highway, Elberton, husband of 57 years to Shirley Carol Bailey Worley, finished his course in faith on Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Piedmont Athens Regional Hospital.
Mr. Worley was born in Elberton on September 17, 1936, son of the late Dunston Baker Worley, Sr. and Lola Mae Hall Worley. He was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church, and with his wife, owned and operated Globe Granite Company. Gene served his country in the Army National Guard. Gene was an avid golfer and a member and Past President of Elberton Country Club. He enjoyed traveling, especially going on cruises, and Granddaddy was happiest when surrounded by “his girls”.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley of the residence; two daughters: Tammy Carol Worley of Clarkesville and Angie Worley Dunn of Elberton; grandchildren: Ashton Jean Dunn, Lola Carol Dunn, and Bailey Len Dunn; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings: Christine Richardson, Elbert Worley, Jim Worley, Speed Worley, D.B. Worley, Jr., Charlie Worley, Silvey Worley, Ward Worley, Lillian Haralson, and Lindy Worley.
Funeral services celebrating his life will be held on Tuesday, March 10, at 11 o’clock in the Memorial Chapel of Berry Funeral Home with the Rev. John Moore officiating.
Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Park. Gene’s golfing buddies are asked to serve as honorary pallbearers.
The family is at the residence and will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on Monday, March 9.
Contributions may be made in his memory to Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 1328 Fairway Drive, Elberton, GA 30635.
Those wishing may sign the online guestbook at www.berryfh.com. Berry Funeral Home & Crematory of Elberton is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Mr. Eugene Worley.
Announcement courtesy of Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville