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Gayla (Kersey) Douglas

October 25, 1949 ~ January 26, 2022 (age 72) 72 Years Old


Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Gayla Kersey Douglas, age 72, of Adrian, GA, on Wednesday, January 26, 2022, at Scott Health and Rehab.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Jim Harrell officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.

Interment will be in the Sardis Primitive Baptist Cemetery

Pallbearers are: Mark Lumley, Justin Coleman, Wes Douglas, Jason Douglas, Daniel Joiner, and Vince Alfonso.

Mrs. Douglas was born October 25, 1949 to the late Earl Cleo and Ruby Lee Rowland Kersey. She was an avid magazine reader and had stockpiles of Better Homes and Gardens magazines. Mrs. Douglas loved to sew, cross-stitch, and crochet. She adored her church and was a faithful member. Mrs. Douglas loved taking care of her family. She was predeceased by her parents.

Survivors Include:

Her Husband of 53 years: Donald Douglas of Adrian, GA

Her Daughter: Deanne Douglas Joiner (Daniel) of Kite, GA

Her Son: Thomas Ashley Douglas (Valerie) of Adrian, GA

Her Sister: Glynis Kersey of Adrian, GA

Her Brother: Austin Earl Kersey of Adrian, GA

Grandchildren: Timothy Hunter Bell, Madison Mae Douglas, and Peyton Evans Douglas

Great-Grandchild: Brooklyn Lynette Bell

Many Nieces, Nephews, and extended family

Condolences may be submitted online at

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements for the funeral of Mrs. Gayla Kersey Douglas of Adrian, GA.

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January 29, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors
206 E Pine St.
Swainsboro , GA 30401

Funeral Service
January 29, 2022

2:00 PM
Peebles Curry Memorial Chapel
206 E Pine St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

Interment following funeral service
January 29, 2022

Sardis Primitive Baptist Cemetery
Wes Lawson Rd.
Kite, GA 31049


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