June 17, 1924 ~ October 21, 2006

Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Garland Alden Worley, 82, of Asheville, died Saturday, October 21, 2006, in Suffolk, VA. Born and raised in Buncombe County, he was a son of the late J.G. and Betty Parham Worley. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Nettie Lee Worley; a daughter, Peggy and a granddaughter, Chessie. He was a retired farmer and a member of Woodland Terrace Baptist Church. Survivors include five children, Wayne, Weaver, James, Ronald and Darlene; nine grandchildren, Paul, Michael, Wayne Jr., Michelle, Deborah, Rebecca, Dale, Jason and Jamie and fourteen great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Mountain View FWB Church Cemetery. His family will receive friends from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Friday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.

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  1. My thoughts and prayers are with the family, especially his daughter.
    May GOD welcome you Mr. Bubbles with open arms.

  2. Family, I love each one of you very much. I want you all to stay in touch with me,please. I feel like your second Mother. Several of you have said so. I will miss Garland so much.I have tons of great memories of Nettie and Garland both. Family, I love you and am praying for you. Love forever–Virgie Johnson

  3. Dear Ronnie & Pat:

    I was sorry to hear of your dad’s death and wanted you guys to know I am thinking of you. I remember talking and sharing some of his life with you while I was at Viola and knew he had his ups and downs and you guys were trying to help him.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you. I hope you both are doing well yourselves.



  4. We want you to know how deeply sorry we are for your loss. The last time we saw Garland was at Granny’s Funeral (Juanita’s)She loved Garland very much.

  5. I miss you already. I loved it when I called you Dad and you called me your daughter. You were always there for me and I hope I did the same for you. You were truly a Father figure for both Richard and myself.What wonderful memories we have of you. We love you~~ Richard & Jeanette

  6. Hey papaw i miss you more today than when you left, i talk to you everyday…I am happy for you, you are with alot of good people…i just wanted to tell you on here papaw you were loved you were and always will be my hero…help watch over everyone…..talk to you tomorrow Dink


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