July 8, 1941 - January 8, 2021
Shurley Smith Thigpin was born July 8, 1941, in Corsicana, to Otto S. and Flora Mae Smith. She married Robert L. Thigpin, Jr., on June 8, 1971. She passed away from this life January 8, 2021. She is preceded in death by her best friend and husband of 42 years, Robert L. Thigpin, Jr. She is survived by her son, John M. Kirton II of Lewisville and sister, Kay S. Goldman of Corsicana. Special thanks to Shurley’s sitters and caregivers at Brookdale Senior Living, Twilight Home, and Mercy Hospice who made her life more rich and comfortable for the remaining years of her life. They have become like family to all of us. Shurley continued her education at Navarro Junior College but later decided to dedicate her life as a wife and mother. While living in Midland, she was a long time member of the Christian Church of Midland. She and her husband enjoyed gardening and serving the Lord through entertaining others in their home. In addition to gardening, she also took a course in oil painting and enjoyed painting a few pieces for her family. For many years, she and her husband enjoyed camping with the Billy Sims Starcraft Camping Club and the Starcraft International Camping Club. Upon retiring to Corsicana with her late husband, she was a member of North Beaton Church of Christ. She enjoyed attending her Corsicana High School Class of 1959 reunions. Visitation will be Monday and Tuesday, January 11th and 12th from 9am - 5pm and Wednesday, January 13th from 9am - 12noon. Graveside Service will be 2:00pm Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Resthaven Memorial Park in Corsicana. PLEASE NOTE: Face masks will be required for both visitation and graveside services. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the charity of your choice.
Shurley Smith Thigpin was born July 8, 1941, in Corsicana, to Otto S. and Flora Mae Smith. She married Robert L. Thigpin, Jr., on June 8, 1971. She passed away from this life January 8, 2021. She is preceded in death by her best friend and... View Obituary & Service Information
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