Francis Hurst of Commerce died Saturday, June 9, 2007, at Maude Norton Hospital in Columbus, Kan., after a long illness. He was 92.

Mr. Hurst was born Feb. 17, 1915, in Southwest City, Mo., to Ace and Rosella (Smallwood) Hurst. He lived all of his life in Ottawa County. He was a carpenter.

He was married to Rosemary Poor. She preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Jeanette Darrell; his parents and several siblings.

Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Wells and her husband Doug of Bluejacket and Francine Turner; one sister, Rosella Bratman of Oregon, and six grandchildren.

Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami with the Rev. Bob Barker officiating.

Arrangements are under the direction of Paul Thomas Funeral Home of Miami.