Patsy Irene Holbrooks Hurst

Patsy Irene Holbrooks Hurst

Patsy Irene Holbrooks Hurst, 63, of Franklin, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 after a courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of Bob Holbrooks and Mary Jane Whitehead Holbrooks. Patsy enjoyed gardening and cooking. She was a member of Sugarfork Baptist Church. 

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband John Joseph Hurst; one daughter, Stephanie Hurst of the home; five brothers and sisters, Bobby Holbrooks (Cindy), Tim Holbrooks (Linda), Rita Weyh (Michael), Tony Holbrooks (Kimberly Smith) and Lisa Francisco (Matthew) all of Franklin; and several nieces and nephews. 

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 18 at Sugarfork Baptist Church. The Revs. Gene Hawkins and Ronnie Branson will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. 

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17 at Macon Funeral Home. 

Pallbearers will be Timothy Holbrooks, Jacob Doster, Andrew Ward, Randy Hines, Roy Hurst and Richard Stewman.

 In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Sugarfork Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, C/O Doug Thompson, 287 Sugarfork Rd., Franklin, NC 28734.

 Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Online condolences can be made at

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