2010-06-24 / Obituaries

Mary J. Hurst Berkeley Springs, 68

Mary J. Everts Hurst, 68, formerly of Fulton County, died Monday, June 7, 2010, at Berkeley Springs Rehab and Nursing Home under the care of hospice after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

Born December 1, 1941, in Needmore, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Robert W. Everts and Ruth Anna Barthalow Everts.

She retired after 18 years with the Florida Board of Education. During those 18 years, she was a bus driver and a monitor for handicapped children. While working for the Florida Board of Education, she also worked at Wal-Mart part-time.

She was of the Christian faith and was an angel of God always thinking of others.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, John F. and Debbie Ebersole, Big Cove Tannery, Pa.: one daughter and son-in-law, Mary Ann and Mike Head, Hedgesville, W.Va.; five sisters: Alice Truax, Warfordsand burg; Bessie Wills, Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; Betty Bishop, Buck Valley, Pa.; Daisy Wertz, Needmore; and Tammy Kyne, Martinsburg, W.Va.; three brothers: Jacob R. Everts, McConnellsburg; Boyd Edward Everts, Warfordsburg; and Denton W. Everts, Fort Loudon, Pa. She was blessed with six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, A. Hubert Hurst; a sister, Helen R. Wink, and an infant brother.

“Greater Love Hath No Man Than This” John 15:13. Her body will be donated to the WVU Human Gift Registry for the advancement of medical education and research in hopes of finding a cure for Alzheimer’s.

A memorial service will be held June 27, 2010, at 2:00 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Christian Church with Rev. Denver Plessinger officiating.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV 25401

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