Lynda Hurt

March 16, 1937 – October 25, 2021

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Lynda Johnson Hurt passed away at her home on October 25, 2021. Services will be held on Thursday, the 28th, at Memorial Funeral Home, Corinth, MS at 11:00 am with visitation at 10:00 am. Burial will be at Harmony Baptist Church, Walnut, MS, with Pastor Sam Stallings officiating.

She was born March 16, 1937, the daughter of Virginia and Arthur Johnson of Walnut, MS. She graduated from Walnut High School, attended Blue Mountain College and obtained a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Mississippi State University. Lynda married the love of her life, Bob Hurt, and enjoyed thirty three years of marriage until his passing in 2018. She was a faithful believer in Christ and a member of Temple Baptist Church in Olive Branch, MS where she was blessed by the compassionate outreach of the church family.

Lynda adored her family and was a loving sister, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was a talented gardener and an avid cook with a culinary curiosity to explore the new. Lynda blessed family and friends with her warmth, wisdom, compassion, wit and wonderful meals. Lynda will be missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Hurt; and sons, Guy Patrick Harrison and Brian Stanton Harrison.

Lynda is survived by three daughters, Leslie Backstrom (Paul), Heather Crumpton (Brent), and Stephanie Morgan (Paul Bennett); two step-daughters, Kathy May (Don) and Linda Worsham (Billy); ten grandchildren; thirteen great grandchildren; her sweet sisters, Carol Smith (Travis), Lisa Mitchell (Bo); her loving cousin Tim Johnson; and numerous brother and sister-in-laws, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to “Dorothy’s Place” (3185 Hickory Hill Road, Memphis, TN, 38115) for the compassionate care they gave to her husband Bob.

Online condolences can be left at for the Hurt family.

Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.


  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 28, 2021

  • Celebration of Life

    Thursday, October 28, 2021

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