Julia Lee Spurlock Shurley

Julia Lee Spurlock Shurley passed away on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at The Haven at Windermere in Baton Rouge. She was 92 years old, a resident of Baton Rouge and a native of Amite County Mississippi. Visitation will be at the Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Hwy., on Tuesday, April 30, from 11 a.m. until religious service at 2 p.m., conducted by Rev. Paul Pearson. Interment at Resthaven Gardens of Memory. Mrs Spurlock Shurley is survived by two sons and their wives Richard E Shurley and Pamela Kyzar Shurley of Baton Rouge La., William Carey Shurley and Christine Matranga Shurley of Orlando Fl.; Grandchildren, Scott Ashton Shurley and his wife Kori Newman Shurley of Shreveport, La., Richard Eric Shurley of Denver, Co., Amy Duos of Baton Rouge, La., Bronwyn Duos Willis & her husband Jonathan of Denham Springs, LA., Brian D Duos of Dundee, OR; Great Grandchildren, Emmaline and Grace Shurley of Shreveport La., Dallas and Ashlynn Shurley of Lafayette, La., Addison Willis of Denham Springs, LA., Alexis Duos and Ethan Brunet of Baton Rouge La., Kaiden Duos of Dundee, OR; Special friend Marie Townley and cousin Blanche Dykes. She was proceeded in death by her parents Carey H Spurlock and Erma Lee McKnight of Amite County Mississippi, her husband Billy Shurley of Baton Rouge and grandson Kyle Patrick Shurley also of Baton Rouge. She was a member of East Fork Baptist Church in Amite County Mississippi until she relocated to Baton Rouge. There she became a member of and Sunday school teacher for Winbourne Baptist Church until her retirement when she joined Fellowship Baptist Church. During WWII she worked for AT&T as an operations supervisor until she married in 1945. She earned her HAM license at age 68 and was an avid HAM operator until her retirement in 2007. She also grew and exhibited daylilies and belonged to both the Baton Rouge Daylily Club as well as the National Daylily Association. Special thanks to Clarity Hospice and Gods Gift to You.

Funeral Home

Resthaven Gardens of Memory & Funeral Home
11817 Jefferson Highway Baton Rouge, LA 70816
(225) 753-1440

Published in TheAdvocate.com from Apr. 27 to Apr. 30, 2013