Mrs. Bennetta G. Lovelace Hurston

Published 4:41 pm Friday, October 30, 2020

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Mrs. Bennetta G. Lovelace Hurston, a resident of Lanett, died Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, at her residence.  Graveside Services are scheduled for Monday, Nov. 2, 2020, at 12:00 Noon (EST) at Hillcrest Cemetery, Lanett with Pastor Frederick Stanley officiating. 

Davis Memorial Mortuary of Valley directing.  Public Viewing is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. at Davis Memorial Mortuary Chapel in Valley. 

She accepted Christ at an early age and joined Zion Rest Baptist Church in Langdale (now Valley) where she was a faithful and dedicated member.  She loved Sunday School and looked forward to attending every Sunday. 

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She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. Johnnie and Mrs. Mamie Sherman Lovelace; her husband, L.D. Hurston, Sr. and two sons, Billy Gene Hurston and L.D. Hurston, Jr. Her survivors include:  her daughter and son who were her devoted caregivers, Edna Hurston and Eddie Hurston; two sons, Johnnie (Barbara) Hurston and Larry Hurston; and daughter, Charlene H. Hargett all of Lanett;  a devoted grandson,  Vincent (Dankell) Hurston, Valley; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Barbara Billingslea; two step-children, Milton Glaze, Hopkinsville, Kentucky and Deresia Glaze, Mitchellville, Maryland; two step-sisters, Ezella Merritt, Baltimore, Maryland and Catherine Williams, Chattanooga, Tennessee; special friends, Doretha Thomas and Carolyn Lyons; and, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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