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Flora E. "Midgie" Hurst

 
September 18, 1923 - November 18, 2019
 

Flora E. “Midgie” Hurst, 96, of Springfield, died at 8:25 am on Monday, November 18, 2019 at the Illinois Presbyterian Home. She was born on September 18, 1923 in Chatham, IL to Theodore Roy Roosevelt and Eva Lena (McCawley) Farley. She married Harold E. Hurst on May 1, 1941 and he preceded her in death on December 28, 1996. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two sons, Harold Eugene Hurst Jr. and William Ray Hurst; one daughter, Geni Chapman and two brothers, Willis Farley and Raymond O. Farley.

Flora is survived by one daughter Gerry Lynn (James) Clanton of Springfield; one son, George E. Hurst of Riverton; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; one sister Mary Alice (Robert) Stroh of Springfield and several nieces and nephews.

Midgie was a member of Third Presbyterian Church for over 70 years and a member of AARP. She was a Girl Scout leader for 16 years and trained Girl Scout leaders for 2 additional years. She worked as a bookkeeper and also as a florist.

Visitation: 4-7 pm, Thursday, November 21, 2019 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield.

Funeral Service: 10:30 am, Friday, November 22, 2019 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield with Dr. Joseph Eby officiating.

Burial will follow at Old Chatham Cemetery.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Friday, November 22, 2019

Time: 10:30 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, November 22, 2019

Chatham Memorial Cemetery

Address:

Chatham, IL

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Youth Group at Third Presbyterian Church.


Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Service Information

Date: Friday, November 22, 2019

Time: 10:30 am

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, November 22, 2019

Chatham Memorial Cemetery

Address:

Chatham, IL

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Youth Group at Third Presbyterian Church.


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