Funeral Services for Sheldon “Clay” Gourgues, age 16 of Toxey, were held on Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at 3 P.M. from the Butler 1st Assembly of God with Rev. Scottie Fulcher, Rev. Jimmy Watson, and Rev. Mike Rowell officiating. Burial followed in the Corinth Cemetery.
Mr. Gourgues passed away on Saturday November 20th at 373 Ararat Road. He was a 9th Grade Student at South Choctaw Academy.
He is survived by his parents John and Rose Ann Gourgues of Toxey; brother Gabriel “Gabe” Gourgues of Toxey; Paternal Grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Victor Gourgues of Toxey, Maternal Grandfather Horace L. Martin of Toxey; Maternal Grandmother Dorothy C. Williams of Toxey.
Pallbearers: Jason Carney, Jimmy Huckeba, Daniel Tyson, Stephen Stokley, Neal Bullard, Matt Buckalew, Timothy Watson, Joseph Watson. Honorary Pallbearers: 4th, 9th, and 10th Graders of South Choctaw Academy.
Bumpers Funeral Home of Butler were in charge of arrangements.