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Carolyn Ruth Littlejohn

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Carolyn Ruth Littlejohn Obituary
Carolyn Ruth Littlejohn


Carolyn Ruth Littlejohn, beloved wife and mother, departed this life on January 16, 2017, at the age of 93. She was born on June 11, 1923, in New London, Connecticut, the daughter of Walter and Vera Buckley. During World War II, she joined the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps and graduated from Rhode Island Hospital School of Nursing in 1945. Carolyn retired from Methodist Hospital in Memphis. A lifelong Episcopalian, she was a member of Bishop Otey Chapel and Holy Trinity in Memphis.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, John Littlejohn; daughter, Linda Angarita; granddaughter, Rachel Angarita; and sister, Lucille Tyler.

She is survived by her son, Douglas Littlejohn; daughter, Leatrice Boren (Randy); her sister, Audrey Beaver; five grandchildren and many nieces, nephews, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Philip Episcopal Church, 9380 Davies Plantation Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38133. Funeral arrangements are pending.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Jan. 20, 2017
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