KERNERSVILLE — Mr. Billy Francis Jurney, 55, of 1903 Longburn Drive, Kernersville, passed away early Sunday morning, March 16, 2014, at his home. Mr. Jurney was born March 21, 1958, in Surry County, to Pauline Watson Jurney Mitchell and the late Francis Hoots Jurney. He will be dearly missed by his family and many friends. He is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Zachary and Ashley Jurney of Galax, VA; two grandchildren, Eli Jurney and Tanner Jurney, both of Galax, VA; his mother, Pauline Watson Jurney Mitchell of Mount Airy; a sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Mark Lee Tarn of Virginia Beach, VA; a brother and sister-in-law, Gary Matthew and Virginia Jurney of Winston-Salem; one aunt Wanda Deatherage, and his significant other, Gloria Konkula of Kernersville. In addition to his father Mr. Jurney was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Winnie and Houston Jurney and by his maternal grandparents Vadie Watson Lynch and Jesse Lynch. The funeral service will be held Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 2:00 PM at Zion Baptist Church in Union Grove, with Mike Kilpatrick officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 12:30 until 2:00 PM at Zion Baptist Church, 714 Union Grove Road, Union Grove, NC. Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to the , Memorials and Tributes Processing Center, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5216. Moody Funeral Services in Mount Airy is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at

Published in Mount Airy Newspapers from Mar. 19 to Mar. 20, 2014