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OBIT: Mr. Troy Scurlock, Age 77, Of Carthage

Mr. Troy Scurlock,  age 77, of Carthage died at the Concordia Health and Rehabilitation Center in Carthage at 9:15 a.m. Monday morning May 28, 2018 where he had been lovingly cared for since January 13, 2012.

Mr. Scurlock was at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home and was to be cremated at Cumberland Family Services in Algood. No services are planned.

Born Troy Samuel Scurlock in Carthage on June 22, 1940, he was one of ten children of the late Willie Richard “Old Folks” Scurlock who died at the age of 80 on August 28, 1980 and Bessie Mai Gibbs Scurlock who died at the age of 76 on November 23, 1982.

He was also preceded in death by five siblings, Willie Mai Ferrell Scurlock, Gene, Perry, and Estell Scurlock and Thelma Scurlock Bates.

Mr. Scurlock was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict.

He attended Smith County High School through the 10th grade.

Mr. Scurlock was a saved Christian and was of the Missionary Baptist faith.

He had been formerly employed at the Hartsville Nuclear Plant project and later at AVCO Aero Structures in Nashville.

Surviving is a daughter Angela Brown and husband Terry of Jackson County; four siblings, Mike Scurlock and wife Martha of the Elmwood Community, Tony Scurlock of the Hickman Community, Patricia Scurlock Wilkerson and husband Jerry of South Carthage, Zelma Scurlock Orange and husband Billy also of South Carthage; two grandchildren.