Obituaries

Obituaries

Ray and Maggie Gurley Independence, Mo.

Services for Ray Gurley, 58, and Maggie Gurley, 60, Independence, Mo., will be at 7 p.m. Thursday at Speaks Suburban Chapel in Independence, Mo. Cremation is planned.Mr. and Mrs. Gurley died Saturday, June 10, 2006, in Kansas City, Kan. He was born June 23, 1947, in Ada, Okla., and she was born Aug. 27, 1945, in Lawrence, Kan. They both graduated from Baldwin High School.Mr. and Mrs. Gurley both retired from the city of Independence, Mo. He worked as a building official for 27 years, and she worked as an administrative assistant to the director of the Health Department. They married in 1966.Survivors include their son, Tony Gurley, Independence, Mo.; his mother, Elva McCoy; his sister Loeata Stanley; his two brothers, Bill and Sam; her mother Wilma Rockhold; her two sisters, Helen Hapes and Betty Lorenz; and her four brothers, Walter "Buck" Rockhold, Leonard Rockhold, Bob Rockhold and Glenn Rockhold.The family will receive friends after 5 p.m. Thursday at the chapel.Online condolences may be sent to the family at <a href="http://www.speakschapel.com">www.speakschapel.com</a>.