December 8, 1933 ~ September 22, 2009

Born in: Madison County, North Carolina,
Resided in: Swannonoa, NC

Swannanoa ~ William Rex Worley, 75, of Swannanoa, passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 in Mission Hospitals. Born in Madison County, he was the son of the late Hansard and Bevie Price Worley. He retired after 42 years of service with Beacon Manufacturing and attended Biltmore Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Ioma Ruth Edwards Worley of Swannanoa; two daughters, Gail Cordery and husband Ray of Arden and Karen McPeters and husband Kent of Florence, SC; three grandchildren, Brandon Cordery, Nathan and Kara McPeters; a sister, Margie Rhinehart of Enka; three brothers, Ezra Worley of River Rouge, Michigan, Al Worley of Mills River and Dale Worley of Black Mountain. A funeral service will be held 2:00 P.M. Friday in the chapel of Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian. Burial will follow in Tweeds Chapel Cemetery on Cane Creek Road. The family will receive friends Thursday from 7:00 -8:30 P.M. at the funeral home.

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  1. Karen,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of loss. I know how hard it is to lose a father. Sorry that we were not able to be with you during this time, but know that we love you. Please extend our condolences to your family.

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  2. Ray, Gail, Brandon and the Worley family;

    We send you our love and heart-felt understanding of your loss. With these difficult times comes a better and truer appreciation for the love of our families. Please know we are thinking of you.
    Debra, Dennis & DJ Kline

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