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DUGGER, Janice JANICE KAY HURT DUGGER Janice Kay Hurt Dugger, age 68, of Porter Place, Blairsville passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013 at her home. She was born June 20, 1944 in Norfolk, VA to the late William Chappell Hurt, JR and the late Christina Keefer Hurt. She moved from Norfolk while in elementary school and grew up in Fulton County, GA. Kay graduated UHC and transferred to UGA and received her Masters Degree in Education. She always wanted to be a teacher and taught school in Fulton County from 1965-1996 and retired. Kay loved the Lord more each day. While she was teaching she would get up at 5:00 a.m. to have time of devotion with Jesus. She and her husband, Jack were introduced in the early 1970s by Jack's brother, Dudley B. Dugger and his wife, Gloria whose twin girls, Le Ann and Lynn were in her class at Seaborn Lee Elementary in South Fulton County. They matched Kay and Jack up for life. Their first date was to an Atlanta Flames Hockey game in Atlanta. They married July 12, 1975 at Welcome All Baptist Church where Jack was a member. Jack is a retired Surveyor in Georgia. After retirement Kay and Jack decided to look for their retirement home in the North Georgia Mountains near Young Harris. Kay's best College friend at YHC, Elsie Hunter, lived in Union County and that's how they got here and they loved their life together here in the Ivy Log Community, where they had about 10 wonderful years in their new home. Kay was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Ann Hurt Hammock. She is survived by her husband Jack, brothers Steven Hurt of Newnan, GA and William C. and his wife Alma Hurt, JR of Vero Beach, FL, nieces and nephews, Holly McCarren, Barry and Oma Croft, Mike Hurt, Mark Hurt and Debra Hurt, brother-in-law, Dick Hammock husband of Barbara Ann Hurt Hammock. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 19, 2013 at First United Methodist Church of Union County with Rev. Mike Cloyd and Rev. George Cline officiating. Kay will lie instate at the church from 9:30 until 11:00 a.m. Music will be by Keith Defoor and Jeff Bauman. Pallbearers will be Paul Colditz, David Cook, Joe Walker, Tom Murphy, Kent Morris and Larry Kolb. Interment will follow on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens in College Park, Georgia. In lieu of flowers make memorial donations to the Gideons International. Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville is in charge of the arrangements. You may sign the family guest book and send condolences to the family on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Apr. 18, 2013