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Area Deaths - April 5, 2014

Mary B. Hurst

Mrs. Mary B. Hurst, 90, of Forest Park, passed away on April 3, 2014. Mary was a member of the First Baptist Church of Forest Park. Services will be held in the chapel at Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors on Monday, April 7, 2014 at 11:00 am. Dr. Reed Crumbliss will be officiating. Interment will be held at Maplewood Cemetery in Durham, NC. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 4-7 pm.

Mrs. Hurst was preceded in death by her son, Winston Hurst. She is survived by her husband, Winston L. Hurst of Forest Park; daughter, Julia Meason of Flowery Branch; sons, Marty Hurst (Janet ) of McDonough and Roger Hurst of Forest Park; brothers, Elmer Bumpass (Hilda), Charlie Bumpass (Joyce), and Jesse Bumpass (Geraldine); grandchildren, Angela Bower and Alea Hurst; great grandchildren, Lauren Bower and Christopher Bower.

Due to the interment being out of state the family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to the First Baptist Church of Forest Park-General Fund. Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow, Ga., 770-961-2828 in charge of arrangements. Condolences can me made at www.thomasscroggsfuneraldirectors.com.

Audrey B. Oakes

Mrs. Audrey B. Oakes, age 84, of Riverdale, passed away April 3, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband; Bobby Oakes. Survived by her daughter; Mary (Charlie) Cook of Stockbridge, brother; Herbert and Jane Butler of Douglasville, sister; Frances and Whitley Arwood of Riverdale, sister-in-law; Kathryn Butler of Riverdale, grandchildren; Alex Cook and Andy Cook. Funeral services will be held at 3 PM on Saturday, April 5, 2014 in the chapel of Ford-Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Larry McNorton will officiate. Interment will be at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery in Atlanta. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc, Jonesboro/Stockbridge 770-210-2700. www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com