John Gulley
1934 - 2015
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John Purifoy
Gulley Jr.
1934-2015
John Purifoy Gulley Jr., (80) passed on February 19, 2015. Born March 18, 1934, in Shreveport, La., John graduated from Jefferson Davis High School (1952) and The University of Texas at Austin (BBA, 1961). He served in the Army at West Point Military Academy.
John was a certified YMCA Director, owned a printing company, and spent most of his career as a Real Estate broker, owning John Gulley & Co. until retiring to Galveston (2000). His interests included church, genealogy, Sons of the American Revolution, Jamestowne Society, travel, and Corgis.
John is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mary Louise (Meyers) Gulley; daughter, Lynnette Louise Gulley; son, John P. (Trip) Gulley III, wife, Danelle, and grandson, Jack; brother, Mike; and numerous nephews, nieces, and cousins.
John was preceded in death by his parents, Cloye Mae "Peggy" (Cupples) and John P. Gulley Sr., and brother, Ralph.
The memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 27, 2015, at First Methodist Church, 1320 Main St., followed by a lunch reception in the Fellowship Hall.
A graveside veteran's service will be held at 10:45 a.m., Monday, March 2, 2015 at Houston National Cemetery.
Donations may be sent to First Choice television ministry of First Methodist Church Houston or Houston Hospice on Holcombe. A more detailed remembrance of John's life is available online.



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Published in Houston Chronicle on Feb. 25, 2015.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
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Memorial service
11:00 AM
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Graveside service
10:45 AM
Houston National Cemetery
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February 20, 2019
Remembering and missing you!
John Crumbley
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February 19, 2018
Dad's first selfie
Remembering you again on this day, Daddy. But more often celebrating your birthday in March and grateful for all of the days we had with you. You are greatly loved and missed always. "'Til we all get to heaven, what a day that will be. When we all see Jesus, we'll sing and shout the victory!"
Lynnette Gulley
March 2, 2015
So sorry to learn of your loss. May God give peace & comfort to all the family & friends.
I Thessalonians 4:13-18 John 14 Psalm 23
Joyce Clingerman
(My Mom, Sadie Hudson, my sons, Brent & Kent & I attended AUMC.)
March 1, 2015
Mary Louise,
We are sorry to here of John's passing. We give thanks for having known him and are praying for and all your family.
The Harris Family
Debra & James Harris
February 27, 2015
My prayers are with you, Mary Louise and Lynette for peace, remembering special memories and comfort at this time. God Bless.
Susan de Boisblanc
February 26, 2015
Praying for comfort and mercy
God Bless
John Crumwy
February 26, 2015
Sorry to hear of Johns passing, Our Prayers are going out to the Family

Daniel Gulley and Family
February 25, 2015
Dear Mary Louise and Lynette , I am so sorry for your loss . I know John is finally at peace. Love, Janet
Janet landry
February 25, 2015
We were saddened to hear about John. We have fond memories of our time spent with him. Our prayers are with you during this sad time.
David and Leigh Green
February 25, 2015
Lynette, I am truly sorry for your loss. May you and your family find comfort in knowing that he is rejoicing with his Father in Heaven. Look to the hills from whence cometh your help because ALL of your help comes from the Lord. Take care, know I will continue praying for you and your family. I am only a phone call away.
Chimyra
February 25, 2015
Mary Louise
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. John was a wonderful man and I will always have find memories of him
Gordon Coe
Gordon Cor
February 25, 2015
My deepest condolences, Mary Louise, may God comfort you in your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Mandy and Knox Rider
February 25, 2015
Dear ML,
Our hearts are with you at this difficult time and in the days ahead. May you find comfort in the memories of the wonderful man you married and the life you shared.

Doris and Robert Taylor
Doris Taylor
February 25, 2015
I am sorry for your loss. I hope the words of Acts Chapter 24 Verse 15 can provide you some comfort during this time of grief. This verse gives us the hope of being reunited with our loved ones who have passed away.
John
February 25, 2015
My best to you, Mary Louise, as you make your way through the next few months and years. I'll always remember John, and you are in my thoughts and prayers. Bill Zambon
February 25, 2015
Dearest MaryLouise and Lynette, Please accept our deepest sympathies. Though it is slightly helpful to know that John is now at peace, we do understand your loss and grieve with you. Sending love and prayers to you.
Sincerely,
Henrietta & Joel Hilbun
and sons
Henrietta R Hilbun
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