Carol Sue James

carol james

September 8, 1937 ~ March 14, 2022

Born in: Weatherford, Oklahoma
Resided in: Fort Worth, Texas

Carol Sue Kelly-James passed from this life to the next on March 14th 2022 at her home.

She was born Carol Sue Kelly September 8th, 1937 in Weatherford, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul Poe Kelly, Enid Merrell Kelly and her brother, Gary Kelly and her beloved Aunt Merrill Kelly.

She is survived by her husband, Gregory Michael James of 49 years, four children, Kelly Kaye Shurbet, Stacey Sioux Fix, Robin Renee Dalusung, and Christopher Merrill James, 8 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

She received her undergraduate degree from Southwestern State University in Oklahoma and a master’s degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. She retired from Parkland Hospital where she and her colleagues provided counseling to sexual assault victims and created the rape forensic kits in use today. She was also an expert witness in the Dallas County Courts.

A graveside service will be held Saturday April 2nd at 11:30 a.m., Southland Memorial Park, 1204 SW 3rd Street, Grand Prairie, Texas.


Graveside Service: April 2, 2022 11:30 am

Southland Memorial Park- Grand Prairie
1004 SW 3rd St.
Grand Prairie, TX

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