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Anna Hurst 1920-2022

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — Anna Hurst, 101, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, at home in Warner Robins, Ga.

She was born Oct. 26, 1920, in Youngstown, to Joseph and Veronica Sarocka.

She married the great love of her life, James R. Hurst, in August of 1952; he preceded her in death in June of 2011.

You could always find her in the summer months on her front porch swing listening to a Cleveland Indians game and visiting with neighbors. After retirement, she enjoyed traveling with her husband in their Airstream trailer and spending time at their winter home in Mission, Texas. She spent her summers tending her flowers in Warren and her winters growing fresh oranges and grapefruit in Mission, before permanently moving south in 1998.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, James A. and Paula Hurst of Warner Robins, Ga.; her daughter and son-in-law, Dianne Hurst and Markus Butcher of Mission, Texas; four grandchildren, Jason Hurst and Eric Hurst of Georgia and Zachary Butcher and Brady Butcher of Texas; plus, three great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you please make a donation to the hospice that helped take such good care of Anna, Serenity Foundation / Hope Chest, P.O. Box 428, Dublin, GA 31040-0428.

Burial will be in Wattsburg, Pa., in a private ceremony.

Heritage Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Go to www.heritagemfh.com to sign the online guestbook.

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