Mrs. Bennetta Lovelace Hurston Obituary in Valley Alabama at Davis Memorial Mortuary
Back to Obituaries | Close Window
Davis Memorial Mortuary

Mrs. Bennetta Lovelace Hurston

04/09/1928 - 10/29/2020

Obituary for Mrs. Bennetta Lovelace Hurston

Hurston, Mrs. Bennetta G. Lovelace, a resident of Lanett, AL, died Thursday, October 29, 2020 at her residence.

Graveside Services are scheduled for Monday, November 2, 2020 at 12:00 Noon (EST) at Hillcrest Cemetery, Lanett, AL with Pastor Frederick Stanley officiating. Davis Memorial Mortuary of Valley directing.

Public Viewing is scheduled for Sunday, November 1, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Davis Memorial Mortuary Chapel in Valley.

Sister Bennetta Gertrude Lovelace Hurston was born April 9, 1928 in Harris County, Georgia. She was one of ten children born to the late Mr. Johnnie and Mrs. Mamie Sherman Lovelace.

Bennetta loved the Lord and at an early age, accepted Christ and joined the Zion Rest Baptist Church in Langdale (now Valley), Alabama. She loved her church and was very dedicated. Sunday School was her love and she looked forward to attending every Sunday and reading the lesson to her class.

She was joined in Holy Matrimony to the late L D Hurston, Sr. and to this union seven children were born. Bennetta retired from West Point Pepperrell.

She was preceded in death by: two children, Billy Gene Hurston and L D “Randy” Hurston, Jr.; two grandchildren, Jessica Hurston and Alton Glaze; her step-mother, Irene Andrews Lovelace; and, her siblings, Amos James, Martha Hall, Charles “CS”, Eddie B, Aaron Denton, Walter J., Emma Lee Heard, Mary Barrow, Evelyn Reese, Rubentia Washington, Gertrude Brooks and Mae Fannie Flowers.

At her home on Thursday, October 29, 2020, while the day was very young, she quietly sank into the rest that knows no awakening except in the presence of the Lord.

Her precious memories will forever be engraved in the hearts of her loved ones: her daughter and son who were her devoted caregivers, Edna Hurston and Eddie Hurston, sons, Johnny (Barbara) Hurston and Larry Hurston and daughter, Charlene H. Hargett all of Lanett, AL; a devoted grandson who was lovingly reared in her home, Vincent (Dankell) Hurston, Valley, AL; 11 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Barbara Billingslea; two step-children, Milton Glaze, Hopkinsville, KY and Deresia Glaze, Mitchellville, MD; two siblings, Ezella Merritt, Baltimore, MD and Catherine Williams, Chattanooga, TN; god-daughter, Susie Strickland, Valley, AL; and, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, including two special friends, Doretha Thomas and Carolyn Lyons both of Valley, AL.

Send flowers to the service of Mrs. Bennetta Lovelace Hurston

 

Services

1
Nov

Public Viewing

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Davis Memorial Mortuary
305 W. F. Burns Drive
Valley Alabama, AL 36854
Get directions »
2
Nov

Graveside Service

12:00 PM
Hillcrest Garden

Lanett, AL 36863
Get directions »

Honor the life of Mrs. Bennetta Lovelace Hurston

Offer words of sympathy and comfort, share a memory or light a candle.
Add a Candle

Click a candle below to add a candle to your message.

0

My Cart

Table Arrangements
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11
Sweet Moments
$69.95
Beautiful Dreams
$79.95
The Sweetest Touch
$74.95
Rays of Solace Bouquet
$74.95
Heartfelt Condolences
$89.95
Ocean Devotion
$74.95
Gathered With Love Flower Arrangement
$119.95
Pastel Harmony
$84.95
Pastel Peace Basket
$74.95
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11

Flowers are delivered by the preferred local florist of Davis Memorial Mortuary.
For Customer Service please call: 1-888-610-8262

 

Enter Your Phone Number
Captcha
Type the above letters:

To leave a condolence message, add photos, or add videos, please login with your name and email.

Name
Email
Admin Login Obituaries by FHW Solutions