John Rogers Hurst, age 71, died February 13, 1998 at his home in Gilbert, Arizona.

Born April 3, 1926 in Blanding, a son of John Frank and Bertha May Rogers Hurst. Married Dorothy Butt. John was a member of the LDS Church, holding the office of High Priest. He was a World War II veteran and worked as a plastering contractor.Survived by his wife, Dorothy; children, Valorie Hansen, Nannette Branham, and Roger W. Hurst; nine wonderful grandchildren, whom he adored; mother, Bertha M. Hurst; four sisters; three brothers.

Funeral services will be Tues., 1 p.m., at Granger Stake Center, 2850 West 3835 South. Friends may call Mon., 6-8 p.m., at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 South Redwood Road, and Tuesday at the church, 12-12:45 p.m. Graveside services will be Wed., 2 p.m., in Blanding Cemetery.

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