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Retire Polk County School Teacher
LAKELAND - Linda Fields Hurst went home to be with the Lord on Christmas Day due to a stroke.
She was born August 18, 1937 in Tampa, FL but lived her entire life in Lakeland. She was a retired Polk County school teacher serving in various North Lakeland schools. She was a faithful member of Parkview Baptist Church and Alpha Delta Kappa teacher's sorority.
Survivors include her husband, Leslie W. Hurst, Jr and two sons, CDR John Hurst (Debra) of Chesapeake, VA and Bruce Hurst (Kim) of Harrison, AR. Also survived by brothers, Charlie and Butch (Cindy) Harper, and sisters, Annette (Gene) Rogers, Judy (Weldon) Hood, Beverly Fullenkamp, Debbie (Steve) Carlton and Sandy Harper, in addition to five grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at 10am, with services beginning at 11am, both at Parkview Baptist Church on Friday, December 28. Burial will be at Socrum Cemetery in Lakeland.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Parkview Baptist Church, 509 Parkview Place, Lakeland, FL 33805.
Published in Ledger from Dec. 27 to Dec. 28, 2012