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Barbara Ann Yancey  Hurston
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Obituary for Barbara Ann Yancey Hurston

Barbara Ann Yancey Hurston, of Mt. Zion, passed away January 19, 2018. She was born August 24, 1944 in Carrollton, Georgia, daughter of the late Monroe and Bessie Summers Yancey. She was a homemaker and a member of Old Path Baptist Church. She loved her church and enjoyed singing gospel music; another love of her life was her grandchildren and great grandchildren with whom she cherished spending time. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by brothers, James Yancey, Steve Yancey, and Carey Yancey. Survivors include her loving husband, Rev. Wendell Hurston of Mt. Zion; sons, Michael Hurston and Howard (LeAnn) Hurston both of Mt. Zion; daughter, Wendy (Steven) Vingers of Carrollton; sisters, Shirley Wilson, Janice Jarrell and Edna Akins all of Carrollton; brothers, Robert Yancey, David Yancey, and Larry Yancey all of Carrollton and Charley Yancey of California; seven grandchildren, Amber Benefield, Mark Hurston, Schyler Benefield, Kaylee Hurston, Ashleigh Duffie, Tiffany Hurston and Casey Hurston; and eight great grandchildren, Kaleb Benefield, Tyler Hurston, Aiden Brock, Aaliyah Hurston, Kason Benefield, Kadum Benefield, Ashton Husby, and Cole Duffie. Funeral service will be conducted Monday, January 22, 2018 at 1:00 PM from Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel with Dr. J. Howard Mills, Bro. Ken Bowman, and Bro. Johnny Simpson officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday, January 21, 2018 from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at Martin & Hightower Heritage Chapel of Carrollton has charge of the arrangements.

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3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117





1:00 PM
Martin & Hightower Funeral Home

1312 South Park Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

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Mt. Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery

Mt. Zion, GA 30140


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