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Mrs. Mary Jo Flurry Gossett

March 30, 1927 ~ January 12, 2021 (age 93)



Mrs. Mary Jo Flurry Gossett, age 93, of Valley, Alabama passed away on Tuesday, January 12th, 2021 at the Bethany House in Auburn.

Mrs. Gossett was born on March 30, 1927 in Tallapoosa County, Alabama to the late Tom and Emma Pearl Flurry.  She was also preceded in death by her husband of 52 years James Bernard Gossett, Sr.; her sister, Hattie Jean Flurry; her brothers, Fred, James, and Max Flurry. 

She was a very dedicated member of the Fairfax United Methodist Church.  She loved the church, and she cherished the relationships with her church family she had made over a lifetime.  She was an accomplished organist and played at the church for over 50 years.

Mrs. Gossett was employed by West Point Pepperell as the secretary to the Public Relations Director and she retired after 21 years of service in 1998 to become a full-time grandmother to the "apple of her eye", William Jackson Allgood. 

She was an avid Auburn University football fan and was truly knowledgeable about the game of football.

She is survived by her children Jeananne (Billy) Allgood, Jim Gossett, Jr.; grandson, William Jackson Allgood; and two nieces.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, January 15th, 2021 at 1:00P.M. EST at Fairfax Cemetery. The Reverend Paul Messer officiating. The family will be receiving friends after the graveside on Friday at the Fairfax United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.

The family respectfully declines the gift of flowers and requests that memorials be made to the Fairfax United Methodist Church in her memory.

Please visit her Memorial Tribute page at to leave a kind word for her family, share a memory of Mary Jo, or to light a Remembrance Candle in her memory.

Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley is directing.


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Graveside Service
January 15, 2021

1:00 PM
Fairfax Cemetery
US Highway 29 South and Magnolia Street
Valley, AL 36854

January 15, 2021

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Fairfax United Methodist Church

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