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Allen R Hurt

February 8, 1944 ~ April 28, 2019 (age 75)
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Allen R. Hurt, 75, of Desloge, Missouri passed away at 10:34 P.M. April 28, 2019 at Country Meadows Nursing Facility in Park Hills, Missouri. He was born February 8, 1944 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late John H. Hurt and Mae P. (Crabtree) Hurt. He married Nancy Carol Hayes on July 5, 1970 in Mount Vernon, Illinois. They were blessed with 48 years of marriage until she preceded him in death on August 10, 2018.

Allen is survived by his two stepsons, Jeff Skidmore and wife, Shelby of Mount Vernon, Illinois, and Greg Skidmore and wife, Cindy of Mount Vernon, Illinois; one son,  Daniel Hurt and wife, Angie of Park Hills, Missouri; several grandchildren; and great grandchildren.  

Allen was preceded in death by his parents, John H. Hurt and Mae P. (Crabtree) Hurt, wife, Nancy Carol Hurt; one infant brother, Donald John Hurt; and sister, Roberta Fisher.

Allen was a member of the Bonne Terre Church of God in Bonne Terre, Missouri. He worked as a Officer for the Illinois Department of Corrections for six years before he retired. He was also a Minister for the Church of God for 37 years and was a Pastor for many churches in Illinois and Missouri. Allen will be missed dearly by all who knew him.

A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens at Woodlawn, Illinois with Brother Steve Healy officiating.  Interment will follow and members of the Mount Vernon American Legion Post #141 will conduct Full Military Honors at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens. Memorials may be made to the Bonne Terre Church.

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