Jeanette Hurst
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Jeanette Hurst
  • September 24, 1945 - September 4, 2017
  • Lufkin, Texas

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Services for Jeanette Hurst, 71, of Lufkin, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, September 7, 2017 in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park, 5205 S. First Street, in the Elwyn M. Gipson Memorial Chapel, with Bro. C. G. "Buster" Grigg officiating.
Ms. Hurst was born September 24, 1945, in Pasadena, Texas, the daughter of the late Berta Mae (George) and David Dial. She passed away Monday, September 4, 2017 at her residence.
Ms. Hurst was a vibrant person and loved by all who knew her. She enjoyed playing cards and going to plays. She loved the color red and anything that sparkled. Ms. Hurst was a retired medical transcriptionist. She was a 25-plus year member of Diboll's First Baptist Church, a 15-plus member of the Order of the Eastern Star and was a past Worthy Matron.
Survivors include her sister, Regina Hovey of Camp Verde, Texas; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews; and very special friends, Gloria Barnett, June Fry, Elaine Carroway, and Marsha Randall.
In addition to her parents, Ms. Hurst was preceded in death by her sister, Jonnie Forman; and brother, Jack Dial.
Pallbearers will be Emory Williams, James "Jim" Southerland, Neal Hovey, Mike Craven, Kenny Yingling, and Travis Yingling.
The family will receive friends from noon until to service time Thursday at the EMG Chapel in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park.
Services have been placed in the trust of Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home.