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Otis Earl "Jake" Gulley

December 23, 1956 — May 26, 2017

A Glimpse into His Life Otis Earl Gulley was born into this world on December 23, 1956 to Earder and Emma Purifoy Gulley. He was given the nickname “Jake” whom all his family and loved ones would call him. He gave his life to Christ at an early age and untied with Union Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Bluff City, Arkansas under great leadership. He served as a trustee and awesome usher and gladly lifted his voice in the male choir. He also was the trusted van driver for most of the church functions. Otis spent many years in the logging business owning his own truck with the name “O’Gulley Trucking for Jesus”. He was well known and respected for his helping hands and big heart. On November7, 1975 Otis united in marriage with Shelia Mosley and to this union three daughters were born. At the tender age of 60 on May 26, 2017, surrounded by his three daughters, our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ called another one of His children home. There he would begin his eternal rest in a land with no more sickness. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Frank Gulley. His memories will be left in the hearts of his loving daughters, Jakeila (Arthur) Green of Shreveport, LA, Hope (Roy) Hopson of Camden, AR and Noel (Tristian) Gulley Stewart of Bryant, AR; three brothers, Earder (Geneva) Gulley, Jr., Clarence (Yvonne) Gulley all of Bluff City, AR and Otis W. (Carolyn) Gulley of Portland, OE; four sisters, Helen Haynie of Rosston, AR, Francis Haynie, Rubie (Earl) Smith of Bluff City, AR and Loretta (Jeff) Purifoy of Chidester, AR. He also leaves his grandchildren, Chelsey, Kobe, Paris, Tiffany, Kylan, Christopher, Quavion, JazMonee and Cha’Sheika; five great-grandchildren; a god-daughter, Torsha Marks and five god-grandchildren all of Camden, AR; many loving relatives and friends. II Timothy 4:7-8 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing. Submitted by the Gulley Family
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Public Visitation

Friday, June 2, 2017

12:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Williams Funeral Home Van Buren

119 Van Buren St NW, Camden, AR 71701

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Family Gathering

Friday, June 2, 2017

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Williams Funeral Home Van Buren

119 Van Buren St NW, Camden, AR 71701

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Union Grove Baptist Church

103 Co Rd 412, Bluff City, AR 71857

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