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Carolyn Shurtleff

November 29, 1938 — November 3, 2021

Funeral service for Carolyn Shurtleff, age 83 of Sulphur Springs, TX will be held at 11:00A.M. on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home with Shane Carrington officiating. Interment will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park with Brandon Shurtleff, Brian Shurtleff, Kenneth Batterton, George Walker, Don Petty and Greg Scott serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Mrs. Shurtleff passed away on November 3, 2021 at Carriage House Manor.

Carolyn was born on November 29, 1938 in Fort Worth, TX to Jim and Idabel Scarborough. She graduated from Bowie High School and went on to attend business school. She married her high school sweetheart, Charles Shurtleff on January 23, 1957 in Bowie, TX. Carolyn was a homemaker throughout her life. She diligently cared for her family with love and zeal. At one point in her life she owned a bussiness. She founded and ran the Country Cabin Gift Shop in Seguin, TX. She was a faithful member of the Southside Church of Christ. All through her life she devoted herself to God and her family. She leaves a long list of people who were impacted for good by her love, kindness and wisdom.

She is survived by her sons, Keith Shurtleff and Kevin Shurtleff and wife, Kay; daughter, Kim Watson and husband, Richard; sister-in-law, Carla Swofford and husband, Jon; grandchildren, Paul Watson, Christa Watson, Jessica Watson, Kacey Batterton, Brandon Shurtleff and Brian Shurtleff; great grandchildren, Cara, Paige, Statler and Anne Batterton.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her parents; husband and daughter-in-law, Beth Shurtleff.

Arrangements under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, November 6, 2021

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Murray - Orwosky Funeral Chapel, Sulphur Springs

419 Gilmer St, Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

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Funeral Service

Saturday, November 6, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Murray - Orwosky Funeral Chapel, TX


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