Gaylee (Dawson) Spurlock

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Gaylee (Dawson) Spurlock, 86, of Ash Flat, Ark., passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2019.

She was born on Dec. 30, 1932 in Center, Ark. to Homer A. Dawson and Gertha (Osborne) Dawson.

She was the former owner of The White Owl restaurant in Evening Shade; she was an amazing cook and enjoyed canning for her family and working in her garden. She also liked to sew and crochet.

Survivors include her two sons, Borden Spurlock (Belinda), of Ash Flat and Homer Spurlock (Brandy), of Weiner; two daughters, Pam Yates (Jim), of Hardy and Drexene Winey (Dale), of San Angelo, Texas; 16 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Drexel Borden Spurlock; one grandchild, Summer Spurlock; two sisters and one brother.

Pallbearers were Jimmy Yates, Bud Spurlock, Nathan Winey, Ben Schroeder, Joseph Spurlock and Adam Spurlock. Honorary pallbearers were Lance Spurlock, Sam Scott and Michael Orosz.

Graveside services were Monday, April 29, at Center Cemetery under the direction of Roller-Crouch-McGee Funeral Home with James Goodman officiating.

Visitation was held Monday prior to service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 1 Children’s Way, Little Rock, AR 72202.