Sammie “Sam” L. Hurst


Sammie “Sam” L. Hurst/photo from Atchley Funeral Home


August 30, 1927 – December 14, 2015

Sammie “Sam” L. Hurst, age 88, of Sevierville passed away Monday, December 14, 2015. He was a United States Army Veteran and a former Sevier County Rescue Squad Member. Sam retired from Alcoa, Inc. He loved to hunt and fish.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Ruth Ann Hurst; father, Jackson Hurst; brother, Minyard Hurst; sisters, Florence Bohannon, and Inus Hurst; grandson, Rodney Hurst; and 3 great-granddaughters.

Sam is survived by his wife, Blanche Hurst; sons, Ronnie Hurst and wife, Sharon, and Donnie Hurst; daughter, Carolyn McFalls; grandchildren, David Hurst and wife, Melissa, C.J. McFalls and wife, Tiffany, Crystal Sise and husband, Matt, Casey Cogdill and husband, Shaun; 9 great-grandchildren; and many extended loving family members and friends.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 PM Wednesday with the funeral service to follow at 7 PM in the West Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. Rev. Michael Allen officiating. Graveside service 11 AM Thursday in Thomas Cemetery.

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