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Sarah Boswell Hurst

July 5, 1943 — November 28, 2014

CLEVELAND - Sarah Boswell Hurst, age 71, of Cleveland, MS, died on Friday November 28, 2014 at her home.
Visitation will be held Monday 12/01/2014 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Cleveland Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday 12/02/2014 at 2:00 PM in the Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at the Delta Heights Memorial Gardens in Cleveland. Reverend Larry Braswell will officiate the service.

Sarah was born on July 05, 1943 to Prentiss "Dick" and Billie Irene (Chipman) Boswell in Sunflower County, MS. Sarah attended grammar school in Boyle. She married Millard Hurst on January 7, 1981. She worked at Baxter Laboratories for a number of years as well as Gaines Oil as a cashier. She also worked at Lawson and Lawson Towing before retiring and becoming a homemaker. She was a former Providence Baptist Church member and attended the Nazarene Church. Sarah loved to play games on the computer and cook for her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She was preceded in death by her parents, and three brothers Malcolm Boswell, Ralph Boswell and George Boswell.

Sarah is survived by her husband of thirty-three years Millard Hurst of Cleveland; daughter, Linda Witt (Doug) Farmer of Lexington, TN; daughter, Tracy (Bruce) Witt of Cleveland, MS; daughter, Patricia (Todd)Yarborough; son, Randy (Heather) McCalip of Little Rock, AR. Sister, Shirley Capocaccia of Cleveland, MS; Nine grandchildren, Seventeen great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers are John "Noodles" Ferguson, Chuck Partridge, Tim Baker, Doug Yarborough, Lee Hicks and Donnie Herbison. Honorary Pallbearers are grandsons; David Kirkland, Chris Yarborough, Stephen Witt and Houston Witt.

Memorials may be made to St Jude's Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude's Place Memphis, TN 38501.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. On-line guest register may be viewed and signed at

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