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Charlotte Gourley


October 18, 2018

Lifetime resident, Charlotte Gourley, 87, passed away Friday, October 12, 2018, at the Thermopolis Rehabilitation and Care Center.

Born June 4, 1931, in Thermopolis, Wyo., she was the daughter of Paul and Margarett (Shafer) Einer. On May 14, 1949, she married Jack Gourley in Thermopolis. Three children were born to this union. Not only a mother and housewife, she was employed as Deputy Clerk in the County Clerk's Office for 18 years.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Eastern Star, Hospital Auxiliary, VFW Auxiliary and the Christmas Club. An excellent pie baker, she enjoyed crocheting and loved flowers.

She is survived by her children, Donald and Nels, both of Thermopolis, and Marynel (Jim) Malcom of Salmon, Idaho; granddaughters, Charlynn, Tiffany and Jessica; and great-grandsons, Lincoln and Kennedy.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack (2010); and brother, John.

Memorial services will be held sometime in May with burial to follow at Monument Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be sent to the Shriner's Children's Hospital, 1275 E. Fairfax Rd., Salt Lake City, UT 84103.

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


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