Carrie Long Clyburn, RN, 64, of Bennettsville, SC was called to her heavenly home prepared for her by God and Jesus Christ, Wednesday, September 1, 2021. She was born September 6, 1956 in Bennettsville, SC a daughter of Grace Audrey Ann Smith Russo and the late John Wilton Long, Jr. Carrie was a dedicated registered nurse of 24 years at Scotland Memorial Hospital and always put her patients first. She had a great childhood surrounded by dogs and horses for companions, which instilled a life-long love of animals and birds. Carrie fulfilled her life with breeding Labrador Retrievers and lately Miniature Schnauzers. Many of her Schnauzers have gone from the Florida Keys to Maine.
She enjoyed her chickens, ducks, guinea hens, turkeys and parakeets. Carrie was an avid gardener and made her yard bloom with color every year. She had planned to redo her home and recently picked up her paint to go with her curtain fabric. Mrs. Clyburn never ran out of plans and dreams, she just ran out of time.
Mrs. Clyburn is preceded in death by her father, John W. Long Jr.
Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Daniel M. Clyburn of Bennettsville, SC; her mother, Grace Long Russo of Laurinburg, NC; two sons, Eric Long Clyburn (Ali) and Forrest M. Clyburn; a brother, John W, Long, III; a sister, Audrey Ann Shampy; two grandchildren, Eric L. Clyburn, II and Kaden William Clyburn; a niece and nephews, Ashley Shampy, Trevor Shampy, Ben Long and Colton Long; and cousins, Joyce Ray, Tinker Dennison, Steve Holden, Shirley Horne, Linda Hough and others.
The family will receive friends from 3:00 – 4:00 pm Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Burroughs Funeral Home.
Memorial services will be held 4:00 PM Saturday, September 4, 2021 at Burroughs Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to Marlboro Humane Society - P.O. Box 135, Bennettsville, SC 29512 or to Scotland Regional Hospice - PO Box 1033, 610 Lauchwood Drive, Laurinburg, NC 28353.
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