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Lois A. Hurst

January 8, 1924 — April 10, 2016

Lois A. Hurst

Funeral services for Lois A. Hurst, 92, of Pelham, will be held Thursday, April 14, 2016, at 11:00 AM at Willis-Jamerson-Braswell Funeral Home with interment in Pelham City Cemetery.  Rev. Herman Hampton will officiate.  Mrs. Hurst passed away at her residence on Sunday, April 10, 2016.

Born January 8, 1924 in Macon, GA, she was the daughter of the late Medford Atkinson and Annie Lee Gandy Atkinson.  Mrs. Hurst was a member of East Pelham Baptist Church and worked as a Retail Manager.

She is survived by daughters Betty Sue Palmer of Pelham, GA; Kathy Dawson (Wally) of Albany, GA; Sherrie Godwin (Dennis) of Whigham, GA; Alice Haire (Reggie) of Newburgh, Ind; and a son Kenny Hurst (Debbie) of Pelham; grandchildren Ronald Harrell, Paula Singletary, Dennis Dawson, Denise Barnes, Kevin Hurst, Brad Hurst, Brandi Godwin, and Joel Haire; 16 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; daughter in law Cindy Hurst of Baconton; one sister Henrietta Hurst (Buster) of Thomasville, GA.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Medford Atkinson and Annie Lee Gandy Atkinson; husband Edward Hurst; son James (Jimmy) Ray Hurst; and a brother Lester McKelvin.

Pallbearers will be Ronald Harrell, Joel Haire, Kevin Hurst, Brad Hurst, Dennis Dawson and Yale Whigham.  Honorary pallbearers will be Albert Hurst and Doug Hurst.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM on Wednesday, April 13, 2016.

To share your deepest sympathies and fondest memories, sign the online register book at

Willis-Jamerson-Braswell Funeral Home, Pelham, GA  229-294-2661

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