Lucille Ward Hurst, 97, of Dayton, TN, died on Saturday night, October 6, 2012.
She was born June 21, 1915 in Dayton to the late William and Jeanette (Burdette) Ward. She was a member of the Dayton First Baptist Church where she taught the Bethany Sunday School class for several years. She was a loving, nurturing Mother who enjoyed caring for her family, cooking, sewing, gardening and Bible study.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clark Hurst; adopted mother and father, Addie Stinnett (Mamie) McDonald and William McDonald; three brothers, Harry Ward, Earl Ward and Charlie Ward; and six sisters, Joanna Hard, Mary Held, Dorrah Sherril, Renda Worthington, Omma Ward and Ollie Wilkey.
She is survived by her daughters, Jeanelle (Roy) Davis, Martha Gates, Amelia Hurst and Sue (Fred) Roddy all of Dayton and Margie (Wilbert) Paschal of Franklin; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and her loving friend and caregiver, Jan Jacobsen of Sale Creek.
A celebration of her life will be held in the chapel of the Vanderwall Funeral Home Tuesday, October 9 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Mike Breeden officiating. She will be laid to rest in Rhea Memory Gardens.
The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton where they will receive friends Monday, October 8 from 5-8 p.m.