Harold Newman Hurst

by Lynn McMillen
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Harold Newman Hurst Profile Photo Harold Newman Hurst age 84, passed away May 13, 2024, at Wellington Manor in Jackson, TN, surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday, at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Crook Avenue with Randy Cooper officiating with burial the Montezuma Methodist Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Crook Avenue 12:00 PM until 2:00 PM Sunday.

He was born on July 4, 1939, in the Woodville Community of Chester County, the son of the late Arnold Wilburn Hurst and Charles Elvie and Gladys Alene Roland Hurst Holmes. He was a 1958 graduate of Chester County High School, Memphis State University in 1964 and received his master’s degree from Auburn University in 1969.

He began working in 1969 as a Wildlife Biologist for Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency in Nashville, TN. In 1974. He was promoted to Regional Manager for Upper East TN. In 1982 he moved to Jackson, TN as Regional Manager for the West TN area until he retired in 1999.

He was a member of the First Methodist Church in Henderson, serving as finance chairman for seven years, Sunday School Superintendent and Adult Sunday School Teacher. He also served on numerous Boards and Committees of the Church.

He loved to travel and had been to several foreign countries, as well as all over the United States.

He loved fishing, quail hunting and flying his own airplane.

He is survived by his wife Carlin of sixty-five years, (April 25, 1959), one daughter, Stephanie (Frank) Wolfe of Medina, TN, one grandson, Kaleb Hurst Wolfe (Chelsea), two great granddaughters, Aubrey Ellen and Amelia Dawn Wolfe all of White House, TN, and a sister, Shirley Hurst Burkeens of Stantonville, TN.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Roy Travis Hurst and Charles Leon Holmes.

Shackelford Funeral Directors of Henderson

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