Jack attended Glenloch School, playing basketball along with the other 8th, 9th, grade boys, then on to Centralhatchee.
He ran the farm in Glenloch while his brothers went off to war. Jack helped his mother and sisters care for a frail “Papa,” and anyone else in the community who needed help.
Jack met and married Alma McCoy in 1946 and moved to Jackson. He was employed at Collins Trucking Company for many years and upon retiring he built and ran a garage into his late 80’s. Jack loved to work on cars and trucks, especially Fords.
He joined the Jackson Church of the Nazarene in 1946, where his wife was a member and was very active until his death.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alma; two sisters, Minnie Adams Davis and Elva Sue Worley; two brothers, Raymond C. (Bill) Worley (his twin brother), and Clarence W. Worley; several half-brothers and sisters also.
Survivors include two sons, Jackie Lee and Cissy Worley and Mallory Worley; one grandson, Jeramey; two granddaughters, Macy and Kyle Riley, all of Jackson and Audrey and Jim Campbell of Spring Hill, Tenn.; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Carrie Fobbus of Warner Robins, Lillian Hurd of Dahlonega, Lyda Prince of Roopville and Lois Gaither of Glenloch; also several nieces and nephews and many, many friends.
Funeral services were held at Haisten Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Dec. 28, with the Rev. Thomas Cook officiating. Interment was at Jackson Ga. City Cemetery.
Haisten Funeral Home, Jackson, Ga.