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Dorothy H. Hurst

Dorothy H. Hurst, 91, of Kingsland died June 29, 2012. She was born in Carney, Okla., on Jan. 27, 1921, to John Ciscero and Gertie Jane (Holt) King.

She served in the Army during World War II. She worked as an office manager in oil fields for many years.

In her spare time, she enjoyed bowling, piloting aircraft, doing yard work, growing flowers and sewing. She also drove a dump truck.

She was a member of Taylor Street Church of Christ in Hobbs, N.M.

Survivors include sister Freda Thompson of Houston; brother J.C. King of Cresson; nieces Jimmie Knox of Houston, JoAnn Welborn of Canyon Lake and Cheryl Richards and Brenda Lusby, both of Kingsland; and numerous great- and great-great-nieces and -nephews also survive.

A graveside service was July 2 at Prairie Haven Cemetery in Hobbs with Stephen Lusby officiating.

A guest register may be signed at

Memorial contributions may be made to the New Mexico Christian Children’s Home, 1356 NM 236, Portales, NM 88130, or to a local Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Local arrangements by Putnam Funeral Home and Crematory, 145 Texas Ave. in Kingsland, (325) 388-0008.

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