She was born July 13, 1940, in West Prestonsburg, Ky., to the late Yancy and Opal (Cornett) Horn. She married Albert L. Hurd on June 11, 1955, in West Prestonsburg, Ky.
She was a lifelong happy homemaker and childcare provider to generations of children.
She attended the Victory Christian Center in Warsaw. She loved watching Little House on the Prairie, The Waltons, Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy. She was an avid lottery and scratch off ticket player. She enjoyed singing gospel songs along with Elvis Presley. She was a fan of NASCAR and rooted for the Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts and the Tippecanoe Valley Vikings.
She loved cooking and sharing her creations with others. She never knew a stranger and had a way of making others feel welcome and comfortable in her home. But most importantly she relished spending time with her family and friends. It was always her proudest moment when she would talk about her family with others. She was a devoted and loving wife of 56 years to her husband, Albert.
Her sharing and caring heart will be the living legacy that she passes onto her children and grandchildren.
Her family consist of husband: Albert Hurd, Warsaw; sons: Don L. (Tina) Hurd, Burnettsville; David Hurd, Osceola, Ind.; Joshua (Tammy) Hurd, Warsaw; daughters: Fanny (Phillip) Kelley, Atwood, Ind.; Etta Hurd, San Antonio, Texas; brothers: Yancy Horn Jr., Warsaw; Donald Lee Horn, Claypool, Ind.; William Horn, Warsaw; John Horn, West Prestonsburg, Ky; sisters: Bonnie Shepherd, West Prestonsburg, Ky.; Mary Meeks, Broken Arrow, Okla.; Angie Haywood, Warsaw; and Audrey Long, Churubusco, Ind.; grandchildren: Zachary Kelley, Rachel Kelley, Bryce Kelley, Kyle Hurd, Madison Hurd and several great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister: Alice Burkhart.
Family and friends are invited to gather for a time of sharing and support from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, at Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw. A Celebration of Lois’s Life will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, at the funeral home. Pastor Mike Kelley, Word of Truth Ministries, Milford, Ind., will be conducting the services. Graveside services will be at the Harrison Center cemetery.
Memorials can be made to Tippecanoe Valley Athletic Department for underprivileged children.