She had lived in the Malden and Campbell areas before moving to Dexter in 1973, and later moved to Bloomfield. She was a member of Emanuel Baptist Church in Dexter.
She was first married to Chester Buie in 1949 and he preceded her in death in 1953. She later married Earl Dean Powell on Feb. 20, 1960. He preceded her in death on March 16, 1996. She was married to George A. Hurst in Bloomfield, in 2006.
Surviving are her husband, George A. Hurst of Bloomfield; one son and spouse, Scotty and Faye Buie of Malden; two grandsons, Shannon Buie of Campbell and Heath Buie of Salem; two great-grandsons, Jake Buie of Malden and Hunter Buie of Salem; and one great-granddaughter, Cheyenne Buie of Broseley. Other family and friends also survive.
She was preceded in death by one son, Donny Ray Buie; five brothers, Bill Dean, Billy George, John, Tommy and Bob G. Maddox; and three sisters, Loene Bradford, Wanda Sanders, and Helen Redman.
Visitation will be Friday. Jan. 4, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be Saturday Jan. 5, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Watkins and Sons Chapel in Dexter, Mo., with Bro. Ken Franklin of Campbell officiating.
Interment will follow in the Hagy Cemetery in Dexter with Watkins and Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.