CHILDRESS – Thelma Lucille Gorley, age 95, died on July 7, 2016, in Childress. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 11, 2016 at the Church of Christ in Childress with Trey Morgan officiating. Burial followed in the Childress Cemetery under the direction of Johnson Funeral Home.
Gorley was born on Aug. 12, 1920 in Denton County to Ova Riley and Ila Lorene (Free) Austin. She grew up on a farm and was a homemaker.
Survivors include five daughters, Joyce McKeever, Judy McKeever, Brenda Gorley, Linda Gorley and Lawana Howard, all of Childress; one son, Joe Gorley of Childress; 19 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and 17 great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.