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Mr. Kenny Hurley, 87

Mr. Kenny Hurley, 87, of Snipesville, passed away Nov. 14 at his residence.
Mr. Hurley was born Sept. 19, 1933, in Broxton. He was preceded in death by his parents, Veston Clinton Hurley and Kathleen Kirkland Hurley, brother, Harry Veston Hurley and grandson, Kyle Ussery.
He was a veteran of the United States Army 82nd Airborne, deacon of Union Spring Baptist Church, Masonic Lodge member Hazlehurst #283, Farm Service Agency County Committee member for 3-year term beginning 1987, Young Farmer of the Year, substitute rural mail carrier for Denton, founding member of Snipesville fire department.
Daddy loved his country, his church and fishing every chance he got. Daddy loved his family, spoiled all of his grandkids and great-grandkids and taught them all to fish and clean the ones they caught.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Wanda Ramsey Hurley of Snipesville; daughter, Sharon Hurley Ussery (Dane) of Hazlehurst; sons, Ken Hurley of Snipesville and Wayne Hurley (Alena) of Snipesville; siblings, Jerry Hurley (Betty) of Enterprise, Ala., Sue Hurley Williams of Douglas, Emily Hurley Beecher of Hazlehurst, Jimmy Dan Hurley of Dothan, Ala; grandchildren, Todd Ussery (Val), Brandi Hurley Spell (Eric), Kacey Hurley (Brittany), Kayla Hurley Hall (Rick), Kellie Hurley Hollingsworth (Josh); 12 great-grandkids; several nieces and nephews.
Services were held Nov. 18 at Union Springs Baptist Church with daughter, Sharon Ussery giving a eulogy and the Rev. Tommy Daniels officiating.
Active pallbearers were Todd Ussery, Chase Ussery, Zack Ussery, Kecey Hurley, Josh Hollingsworth and Eric Spell.
Music was rendered by Sharon Ussery and Leigh McLoon.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Union Springs Baptist Church, 83 Union Springs Baptist Church Road or the Gideons, P.O. Box 1656, Hazlehurst, GA. 31539.
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The family can be contacted at the Hurley residence, 2854 Broxton Hwy., Denton.
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Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home is in charge.

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