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Gary W. Thurman
December 13, 1940 ~ August 7, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
Benton, KY Gary W. Thurman passed away at his home Monday, August 7, 2023 surrounded by his loving family.
He was born December 13, 1940 in Anniston, MO to his parents, Leonard and Marguerite Barnhill Thurman. Gary was supervisor of Social Services for the state of Missouri and retired after 35 years of employment. He was a classic car enthusiast and an avid Cardinal baseball fan. Gary was a member of Anniston Christian Church. He was a wonderful husband and father and always thought of others before himself.
Gary is survived by his wife of 61 years, Paula Bell Thurman of Benton, KY; a son, Gary W. Thurman II of Calvert City, KY; a daughter, Julie Thurman of Benton, KY.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Janie Thurman; a sister, Joan Thurman; a brother, Pete Thurman and his parents.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2023 after 11:00 a.m. at Morrow Funeral Chapel in LaCenter, KY.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 10, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. at Morrow Funeral Chapel in LaCenter, KY with Gary W. Thurman II officiating.
Interment will follow at Anniston Cemetery in Anniston, MO.