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Mark Lyn Gourley

August 15, 1961 ~ February 29, 2020 (age 58)

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Mark Lyn Gourley, 58, of Holly Pond, passed away in the early morning hours on February 29, 2020. He was born August 15, 1961, in Cooks County, Illinois, to Charles and Peggy Anderson Gourley.

Mr. Gourley graduated from Holly Pond High School. He was an avid reader as well as a Civil War enthusiast. He enjoyed learning about his own family history as well. Mark is described by those that knew and loved him as a very patient and humble man. He was kind, loving, and understanding. He was an amazing father – his children call him the best dad. He also had a close bond with his brother. Mark was loved by so many, and even though he is gone, he will never be forgotten by those that love him.

Mark is preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Peggy Anderson Gourley.

Survivors include his daughter, Sara Gail Gourley; son, Terry Hines and his fiancée, Lisa Long; brothers, Tim Gourley, David Gourley and his wife Polly; and a host of family and friends.  

Graveside services for Mr. Gourley have been postponed until a later date, due to the coronavirsus outbreak.  Services will be announced at a later date.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the physicians, nurses, and staff of Cullman Regional Medical Center for the outstand care and compassion shown to Mark and his family during his final days.


The staff of Holly Pond Funeral home is honored to serve the Gourley family.

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