The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


February 4, 2014

Shirley Scarbrough

— Shirley passed from this life at 10:57 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Earnest Scarbrough Sr.; children, Earnest Scarbrough Jr., Nancy Connelly, Catherine Fletcher, Donna Jared, Roxanne Kirby and Patty Galaway; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She spent 25 years in the classroom teaching kindergarten and several years as a missionary in various countries like Russia and Poland. She was a member of the Central Church of Christ.

The time of the service will be 3 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Visitation is 1-2:45 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

For those who may be interested in sending flowers, we would be very pleased but prefer that a donation be sent to Hospice of Limestone County, 404 S. Marion St., PO Box 626, Athens, AL 35612.

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