The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Obituaries

June 3, 2013

Gurland Wales

— The funeral for Gurland Stanley Wales, 66, of Athens will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 4, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home with Carl Witty officiating. Burial will follow in Hasting Cemetery in Ardmore.

Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 3, at the funeral home.

Mr. Wales died Saturday, June 1, 2013, at his home. He was born Tuesday, Sept. 10, 1946, in Athens to the late Malon Wales and the late Kathleen Vickers Wales. He was preceded in death by his brother, Joe Mack Wales.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Wales of Athens; son, Joey (Jada) Wales of Athens; daughters, Christy (Jamar) Burden-Patrick of Athens and Mary Kay Wales of Athens; sisters, Janice Nichols of Elkmont and Kathy (Mark) Bozee of Elkmont; sister-in-law, Renee Wales of Ardmore; four grandchildren, Christopher Wales, Taylor Burden, Analey Burden and Lilyann Wales; and a host of other adopted grandchildren.

Stanley will forever be loved, cherished and remembered by all who knew him.

Sign the online guestbook at www.ardmorechapel.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
Poll

A recent national telephone survey found 75 percent of respondents believe the sale and use of pot will eventually be legal nationwide. Do you think marijuana should be legal in Alabama?

Yes
No
No, but I don’t think pot smokers should go to jail
Yes, but only for medical use
Yes, but only for personal adult use
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee