Sviller Allene Bowen Hurst, 89, of St. George, GA died on Friday, October 26, 2012. She was born March 4, 1923 in Arabi, GA, the daughter of the late Marion Jasper Bowen and Scvilla Ellen Abernathy Bowen. She married John Henry Hurst on August 14, 1954 in Atlanta. She retired from Kraft Foods and was a Baptist. She loved Jesus, children and was a Granny to all. She enjoyed flower arranging and was an avid cake baker and decorator.In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, son Ronald T. Norris, and several siblings.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Becky and Bill Hawthorne of St. George; son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Mary Hurst of Bremen; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was held on Wednesday, October 31 at 2 pm in the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home in Douglasville, GA with Pastor Robert Gardner officiating. Interment followed at Crest Lawn Memorial Park in Atlanta. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Pkwy, Brunswick, GA 31525 or the Center for the Visually Impaired, 739 West Peachtree Street, N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30308.