Helen ‘Minnie’ Hurrell, 97


Helen Minnie Ernestine Engelke Jackson Hurrell, 97, of Lakeland, Fla., died Sept. 25, 2011.

Helen Engelke Jackson Hurrell was born April 6, 1914 in Darlington. Helen attended school in Darlington and Belmont. On Aug. 15, 1935 Helen was married to Joseph C. Jackson, and while living in Hartford went to Redeemer Lutheran Church. Joseph passed away on Nov. 10, 1978 in Lakeland, Fla. Helen married Donald E. Hurrell June 14, 1980 and they had many good years together in Lakeland until he passed away Aug. 19, 2011. They attended Lake Gibson Church of The Nazarene up to her passing.

Survivors include her two sons, Jerry (wife Carol) of Lakeland, Fla. and Steve (wife Carol) of Broken Arrow, Okla., five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Her interests included church work, personal door-to-door evangelism and ministry, traveling, crafts, and visiting with her family and friends.

Visitation will be at Lanier Funeral Home on Oct. 8 at 10 a.m. and service at 11 a.m. by Pastor Kirby. In lieu of flowers, donations will go to Lake Gibson Church of The Nazarene.