Ester Faye Hurst, age 90, of Altus, passed away on January 19, 2007.
Mrs. Hurst was born on May 21, 1916, to William G. and Moss Matilda (Lindley) Thompson at Eldorado, Oklahoma. She graduated from Lincoln
School, near Eldorado, as the valedictorian of her senior class and married Willis Newton Trammel on November 2, 1935. To this union, there were two children born, Barbara Trammell and Jerry Trammell. After their marriage, they lived in Eldorado for a short time before moving to Tulsa. during World War ll, where Willis worked for Douglas Aircraft. Later. moving to Kermit, Texas, Willis was killed in a work related accident. Mrs Trammell and the children moved back to Eldorado for a short time and then later to Altus where she met and married William Albert Hurst on September 15, 1947, in Headrick. Mr. Hurst passed away in 1983, and Mrs. Hurst continued living in Altus until her death. She loved working as a bookkepper for many years with Anthonys Department Store, sewing, and playing the piano, but most of all she loved her church, First Baptist Church of Altus, and being involved in the mission work of her church. he was instrumental in the beginning of the Spanish Mission Work in Altus.
Preceded in death by her parents, both husbands, seven brothers, and sisters and two grandchildren, she is survived by two children, Barbara (Trammell)
Anderson and husband Harlan of Altus and Jerry Trammell and wife Mary of
Chester, Virginia; five grandchildrenm Steve Anderson and wife Pat of Burlingame, California, Becky Halsch of Cobb, California, Doug Anderson and wife Cari of Blackhawk, California, Mike Trammell of Denver, Colorado and Lori Ankele and husband Tony of Denver, Colorado; Ten great grandchildren, five step grandchildren, Merry Katherine, Jackie,Cain, Phyllis and Patty; one brother, Arvel Thompson and wife Willie Ruth of Midland, Texasl one brother-in-law, Bobby Trammell and wife Joy of Pampa, Texas; two sisters-in-law, Pearl Brown of Atlanta, Texas and Sherry Trammell of Eldorado along with many other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services for Ester Faye Hurst will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2007, at 2:00 pm at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home Chapel with Dr, Jeff Moore officiating. Interment will follow at Altus City Cemetery under the direction of Lowell-Tims Funeral Home of Altus.
The family of Ester Faye Hurst will greet friends at Lowell-Tims Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 23, 2007, from 5 until 6 p.m.
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