Lela Marie Hursey

September 14, 1933March 20, 2014

Lela Marie Hursey, 80, died Thursday, March 20, in Hospice Savannah. Mrs. Hursey was born in Poplar Bluff, MO and lived in Hollywood, CA before moving to Savannah 27 years ago. Lela was retired from Wal-Mart after 15 years of service and was a member of Central Baptist Church in Garden City. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Wright Hursey and son, Jerry Lee Hursey. Lela is survived by her daughters, Sherry Marie Hursey of Savannah and Terry Ann Scott of Dover, DE; brother, Jimmy Rogers of Arkansas; 2 grandchildren, Susanna Ball of Carson city, NV and Rosette Scott of New Jersey; 4 great grandchildren, Summer, Caleb, Alexia and Blade. Visitation will be held 12:00 to 2:00 PM Wednesday, March 26, in Hodges-Moore Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, March 26, in the Chapel of Hodges-Moore Funeral Home with the Reverend Kenny Harrelson officiating. Burial will in Corinth-Leefield Cemetery. Please visit our online memorial at to sign our online guest book and share fond memories with the Hursey family. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 515 Denmark Street, Suite 500, Statesboro, GA 30458. Hodges-Moore Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, March 26, 2014
  • Visitation Wednesday, March 26, 2014

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