The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


September 16, 2013

Martha Worley

Graveside services for Martha B. Gordon Worley, 69, of Athens, will be at 11 a.m. today, Sept. 17, at Ready Cemetery with Doug Colwell officiating and Spry Funeral Home. No visitation is planned.

Mrs. Worley died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at her home.

She was born Nov. 15, 1943, in Tennessee to John and Ella Gordon. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Huntsville.

She is preceded in death by her husband, William Auston Worley Sr.; a grandson, Dewey Jeffery Standridge Jr.; three brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include two daughters, Virginia Sims and husband, Doyce, and Cynthia Morris and husband, Perry, both of Athens; a son, Auston Worley Jr. of Athens; a brother, Allan Gordon of Huntsville; four sisters, Mildred Worley of Huntsville, Carolyn Mullins of Fayetteville, Tenn., Jean Lee and Elizabeth Hollingworth, both of Huntsville; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be William Auston Worley, Perry Morris, Derek Standridge, Doyce Sims, Justin Sims, Daniel Lamar and Glen Jacobs Jr.


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