MORVEN, N.C. — Mrs. Anna Young Hurst, age 61, entered into rest on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016.
A graveside service was held Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 at Sandy Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, 1106 W. Sandy Ridge Rd., Monroe, N.C. with the Rev. Bruce Adams officiating. The family greeted friends immediately following the committal service in the Sandy Ridge Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. A Celebration of Life service was held Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 305 W. Main Street, Chesterfield, S.C. The family greeted friends during a time of visitation and reception immediately following the service in the St. Paul United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.
Mrs. Hurst was born Dec. 10, 1954 in Waco, Texas a daughter of the late Walter Wallace Young Sr. and Wilma Mae Heath Young. She was employed with Union County Public Schools as a child nutrition cafeteria manager with over 30 years of service. Anna was a member of St. Paul United Methodist Church where she served on the administrative council and assisted with Vacation Bible School. Her first and foremost priority was spending time with her family, and she also enjoyed cooking, working on the farm, horses and working in her flower beds.
In addition to her parents, Anna was also preceded in death by her first husband, Norris Helms; and one son, Dustin Helms.
Survivors include her husband, Alvin D. Hurst Jr. of the home; two sons, Jack (Crystal) Helms and Shane Helms, both of Monroe; daughter, Jessica Helms (Carl) Nobles of Mineral Springs, N.C.; five grandchildren, Chase Helms, Allen Helms, Jackson Helms, Taylor Helms and Dustin Nobles; brother, Walter (Marsha) Young Jr. of Monroe; two sisters, Barbara Witmore of Waxhaw, N.C. and Janie Smith of Monroe; sisters-in-law, Mitzi Helms of Monroe and Susanne (Bill) McGuire of Charlotte; brothers-in-law, Eric (Tammy) Helms of Wingate, N.C. and J.D. Rayfield of Mt. Pleasant, S.C.
The family cordially requests memorials be made in memory of Mrs. Hurst to Hospice of Union County, 700 W. Roosevelt Boulevard, Monroe, NC 28110 or to St. Paul United Methodist Church, 305 W. Main Street, Chesterfield, SC 29709.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home of Chesterfield, S.C. (mrcfuneralhome.com) is serving the Hurst family.