Samuel Alonzo Worley


Mr. Samuel Alonzo Worley, 93, a long-time resident of Dry Fork Road in Hampshire, died Monday, June 14, 2021 at the Fountains of Franklin.

Funeral services for Mr. Worley will be conducted Friday at 11:00 a.m. at West 7th Street Church of Christ with Randy Owens officiating. Burial will follow in the Worley Cemetery. The family will visit with friends Thursday from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at Oakes & Nichols. Condolences may be extended online at

Born on September 3, 1927, he was the son of the late Stephen Alonzo Worley and the late Alice Haynes Worley. On June 2, 1951 he married Jean Gwaltney Worley. Mr. Worley graduated from UT Knoxville in 1951 with a B.S in Agriculture. He was a member of the West 7th Street Church of Christ.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Jan Worley (Blair) Maust and Beth Worley (Roman) Kickirillo; daughter-in-law’s Ginger Jackson and Karen Worley; grandchildren, Demetria Worley, Frances Worley, Andrew Worley, Josh (Anne) Maust, Becky (Jonathan) West, Brent (Jessica) Worley, Katherine Worley, Stephanie Worley, Michael Kickirillo and David Kickirillo; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sons, Stephen Gwaltney Worley and Eugene Neil Worley.

Pallbearers will be Blair Maust, Roman Kickirillo, Brian Smart, Josh Maust, Brent Worley, and Andrew Worley.

The family suggests memorials be made to West 7th Street Church of Christ or Cathey’s Creek Church of Christ.

The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of Reflections Memory Care at the Fountains of Franklin.


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