Doris G. Hurst, 83, of Jackson, passed away Monday, December 30, 2019, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
She was born September 11, 1936, in Jackson, to Hubert C. and Helen V. Crader Hurst.
Doris was a graduate of Jackson High School. Thereafter, she lived many years in Suitland, Maryland and enjoyed a career as an executive administrator with the FBI for over 40 years. She specialized in research, development, training, implementation of new programs, and traveled extensively.
After retirement, she returned to Jackson. Her memberships included: New McKendree United Methodist Church in Jackson, also the church of her baptism and confirmation, and the Orders of Eastern Star in Jackson and Sikeston. She enjoyed collecting various items of interest, sewing, knitting and crocheting, and often sold her craft items at local craft fairs.
Loving survivors include three brothers, Dennis (Barbara) Hurst of Jackson; Gary (Vickie) Hurst Sr., of Cape Girardeau, and Michael (the late Florence) Hurst of Jackson; eight nieces and nephews, Denny (Donna) Hurst, Rodney (Carol) Hurst, Gary (Michele) Hurst Jr., Jeff (Angie) Hurst, Amy (Blyn) Reimann, Dawn (John) Roberts, Darren (Kim) Voelker, Sara (Bryan) Doyen; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two infant siblings; and an infant niece.
Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, January 3, 2020, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson. There will be an Eastern Star service at 7 p.m.
The funeral is at 12 p.m., Saturday, January 4, 2020, at the funeral home, with Rev. Jimmie Corbin officiating. Burial will follow at Crader Cemetery near Marble Hill.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society, New McKendree Methodist Church, or Eastern Star of Jackson or Sikeston.
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New McKendree United Methodist Church, Jackson, MO
225 S. High Street, Jackson MO 63755
Eastern Star - Jackson Chapter
204 South High, Jackson MO 63755
Eastern Star - Sikeston Chapter
320 S Kingshighway, Sikeston MO 63801