February 20, 1931 - July 10, 2015
Ernest "Ernie" Doyle Worley, age 84, passed away Friday, July 10, 2015, at Bristol Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born February 20, 1931, in Graceville, FL, to the late Walter and Idell Hightower Worley. Mr. Worley was a veteran having honorably served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Upon completion of his military service at Fort Belvoir he made his home in Alexandria, VA. Mr. Worley was retired as District Manager for Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Alexandria, VA, after 30 years of service. He and his wife moved to Abingdon in 1993. Ernie enjoyed woodworking and was an avid gardener, he especially loved caring for his lawn. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Abingdon, VA. Survivors include his wife, Joan Thomas Worley of Abingdon; one son, David Worley and wife Jane of Danville, CA; two grandsons, Thomas and Christopher Worley; one brother, William L. Worley of Atlanta, GA; four sisters, Nell Coker of Panama City, FL, Emma Lee Coker and husband Wayne of Panama City, FL, Maddalene Anderson and husband Johnny of Graceville, FL, and Waldean Redmond and husband Eddie of Clayton, AL; one special nephew, Steve Bush; and numerous other nieces, nephews, family and friends. Receiving of family and friends at 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, July 18, 2015, with service starting at 10 a.m. in the chapel of James and Lipford Funeral Home with Pastor Bryan Treadway of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Abingdon, VA, officiating. Burial to follow at Mount Zion United Methodist Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Steve Bush, Fred Singleton, Mickey Anderson, Art Coker, Michael Coker and Pete Boyett. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts can be made to East Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund c/o Cindy Jackson 3864 Boney Bridge Road Graceville, FL 32440.
Ernest "Ernie" Doyle Worley, age 84, passed away Friday, July 10, 2015, at Bristol Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born February 20, 1931, in Graceville, FL, to the late Walter and Idell Hightower Worley. Mr. Worley... View Obituary & Service Information
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