Stewart O'Dell Hurst
1939 — 2021
Stewart O'Dell Hurst peacefully passed away at his home in the Oak Grove settlement of Claiborne County in Harrogate, Tennessee, on May 11, 2021. Born in the house of the old Hurst home located on the bank of the Powell River on August 24, 1939 to the late Glen E. and Gertrude Fultz Hurst. Stewart was the oldest of 14 children. In 1958, he joined the United States Army earning many awards and medals, including two Bronze Stars, one with the Oak Leaf cluster, Army Commendation Medal, and Meritorious Service Medal. During his time in service he was stationed to many posts in the United States, Germany, and two tours in Vietnam. He would serve as a Maintenance Officer for 21 years and retire as...