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Irene 'Dolly' Hurley


August 17, 2017

Irene Virginia “Dolly” Hurley, 69, of Kirby, Wyo., died suddenly Monday, August 7, 2017

One of nine children of Albert “Babe” and Florence (Hollingsworth) Harvey, she was born in Thermopolis April 16, 1948. As a caregiver she worked for local rehab centers and in private homes. She was employed in various cafés including Steelman’s Kirby Club, Sideboard Café and Perry’s Café. Also, she bartended at Shorty’ s and clerked at Kwik Mart and the old Texaco under Walt Perrill.

On November 9, 1970, she married Jack F. Hurley in Thermopolis.

Currently she was an avid Council Member for the Town of Kirby as well as serving as Mayor of Kirby for many years. She loved fishing, George Strait, and motorcycle racing in her younger years. Dolly was a Colorado Rockies fanatic. She rarely missed the opportunity to support her kids and grandkids.

She is survived by her husband, Jack of Kirby; sons, Jim (Terri) of Littleton, Colo., and Matt (Melissa) of Thermopolis; daughters, Berta Hurley of Kirby, Tina Keasling of Fountain, Colo., and Jess (James) Slagle of Kirby; brothers, Mark Harvey of El Reno, Okla., and Lawrence Harvey of Gillette; sister, Helen Mae Schmidt of Elk City, Okla .; fifteen grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren. 

Dolly was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters; three brothers; and two nephews.

Memorial services were held August 15 at Mortimore Funeral Home with Scott Harvey officiating.

Mortimore Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online messages may be offered at


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