Birth: January 1, 1878 Texas Death: January 1, 1949 CA Zuella Hawkins Shurley is the daughter of Thomas R. Hawkins and Allice Ellen Eller Hawkins. She is their fourth of nine children and fourth of four daughters. She is the maternal granddaughter to George Washington”Wash” Eller and Malinda H. Jones Eller. She is the sister to Myrle “Mirtie”, Pattie, Nora Frances, George Washington, Bernard, Edwin, Lethel Leander, and Benjamin Franklin. She married George Shurley on October 24, 1897 in Denton, Texas. She is the mother of Thomas, William, Woodrow, and Goldine.