Gwen Duane Cowart Hurley

Published 12:02 pm Monday, June 22, 2020

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Gwen Duane Cowart Hurley

June 20, 2020


Gwen Duane Cowart Hurley, age 66, of Iron City, Ga. passed away Saturday morning, June 20, 2020 at Southeast Health in Dothan, Ala..

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Evans-Skipper Funeral Home with Rev. James Scarborough officiating.  Interment will follow at Olive Grove Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery (Rock Pond) with Tony Black, Todd Dunn, Roger Trawick, Tim Boozer, Jonathan Nichols, Wade Hornsby, and Stevie Hunter serving as active pallbearers.  Visitation will be held on Monday evening, June 22, 2020 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. We recommend that you wear masks and social distancing will be required.

Mrs. Hurley was born on Nov. 6, 1953, in Colquitt, Ga. to Aristo and Eunice Toole Cowart.  She was retired and worked as a clerk in the retail industry most recently for Iron City Convenience Store.  Mrs. Hurley loved spending time with her family, especially her grandson and the many nieces and nephews.  Her favorite holiday and time of the year was Christmas.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of 50 years, Buster Hurley of Iron City; her children, Tracey Hurley and Temichael of Iron City, and John Hurley and wife Margie of Donalsonville, Ga.; her grandchildren, John Hurley, II and Christian Hooper; two sisters, Veda Bellflower of Bainbridge, Ga. and Brenda Hunter and husband Ray of Iron City; one brother, Wayne Cowart and wife Brenda of Iron City; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Hurley was preceded in death by her parents, Aristo and Eunice Toole Cowart; her father-in-law and mother-in-law, John A. Hurley and Grace Askew Hurley; a sister, Joanne Morris; four brothers, Jimmie Toole, Gene Cowart, Stanley Cowart, and Barry Lee Cowart.