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Helen Gurley

October 25, 1931 — December 28, 2022

Chase City, Virginia

Helen Lee Reamey Gurley, age 91, of Chase City, Virginia passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2022. She was born October 25, 1931 in Skipwith, Virginia and was the daughter of the late Henry Reamey and the late Virgie Newton Reamey. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Gurley; son-in-law, Clarence Wilmouth; brother, William Reamey; and sisters, Elizabeth Owen, Mae Lanyon, Edith Flinn, and Nellie Jones. 

Helen is survived by her daughters, Diana Payne (John) of Victoria, Elaine Wilmouth of Red Oak, Felicia Rutledge (Wayne) of Chase City, and Tara Murphy of Clarksville; grandchildren, Sheree Flynn, Chrystal Greathouse, Joshua Rutledge, Sarah Murphree and Meghan Murphy; great-grandchildren, Sam Seay, Kayson Flynn, Jeremy Greathouse and Ethan Greathouse; great-great-grandchildren, Leo Seay, Henry Seay, River Greathouse, Karsyn Rutledge and Jackson Rutledge; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 30, 2022 at 2 p.m. at the Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in Friendship United Methodist Church Cemetery. Visitation will begin one hour prior to the service at the funeral home and all other times at the home of Tara Murphy, 165 Patten Road, Clarksville, VA 23927. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions in Helen’s memory to the Chase City Rescue Squad, PO Box 81, Chase City, VA 23924 or the Chase City Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 595, Chase City, VA 23924. 

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.newcomballgoodfh.com. Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home in Chase City will be handling the arrangements.

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Friday, December 30, 2022

1:00 - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home

821 W. 2nd Street, Chase City, VA 23924

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Friday, December 30, 2022

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home

821 W. 2nd Street, Chase City, VA 23924

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