Dortha Geraldine Hurst, 82, of Van Buren died Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017, in Greenwood. She was born April 12, 1935, in Altus and widow of Tommy Dean Hurst. She was a homemaker, teacher’s aide for 16 years at Parker Elementary School in Fort Smith, and attended Heritage Church in Van Buren.

She is survived by three sons, Steve Hurst of Greenwood, Marty Hurst of Van Buren and Wesley Hurst of Fort Smith; two brothers, James Hampton of Clarksville and George Hampton of Greenwood; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral was Sept. 7 at Heritage Church in Van Buren with burial at Hess Cemetery in Coal Hill under the direction of Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home and Flower Shop in Charleston.

Pallbearers were Brayden, Mart and Blake Hurst, Alex Watson, Cody Young and David Sheppard.