Genevieve E. Hurd, 77

July 31, 2010
  • Genevieve E. Hurd

MAY 15, 1933-JULY 29, 2010

Genevieve Elizabeth Hurd, 77, of 16900 Lakeview Court in Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, July 29, 2010, at Washington County Hospital.

Born May 15, 1933, in Security, Md., she was the daughter of the late Miller and Mercle Gaither Gess.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Jesse R. Hurd Sr., who died June 28, 2009. They had been married for 59 years.

She was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses for more than 40 years.

She worked alongside her husband and sons in the family business, Jesse R. Hurd Painting. She also worked at Hagerstown Shoe Factory for many years.

She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and will be missed by everyone who knew her.

She is survived by three daughters, Belinda M. Grove and husband, Braden H., of Greencastle, Pa., Rose M. Wood and husband, Steven J., of Hagerstown, and Kitty E. Lynn and husband, Woody, of Hagerstown; two sons, Jesse R. Hurd Jr. and wife, Sissy, of Martinsburg, W.Va., and Wesley C. Hurd and wife, Barbara May, of Waynesboro, Pa.; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by one son, Lesley Paul Hurd; two sisters, Dorothy Dubel and Diane Stone; and one brother, Robert Gess.

A memorial service will be Monday, Aug. 2, 2010, at 6 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 30 Nottingham Road, Hagerstown, Md.

There will be no viewing.

The family has requested that flowers be omitted and memorial donations be made to Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 30 Nottingham Road, Hagerstown MD 21740.

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