IVINS, Utah — Peggy Sue Hurt, 76, died peacefully on Nov. 14, 2021, with her family by her side.

Mrs. Hurt was born on March 3, 1945, in Marion, Indiana, to Charles B. Nash and Naomi Katz Nash, the oldest sister to four siblings, Larry, Dick, David and Sondra. She was introduced to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by her friend Beatrice Beard and soon after met her sweetheart, Charles Hurt, at the church Green and Gold Ball in Sedalia, Missouri, in the fall of 1965. She was baptized a member of the church on Aug. 7, 1966. She and Charles were married on Sept. 29, 1967, in Sedalia and sealed in the Salt Lake Temple in 1968.

They were blessed with three boys, Paul, David and Philip. She took pride in her role as a homemaker. During the first 35 years of their marriage they lived in 22 different homes. Charles’ jobs took them to numerous towns in Missouri, Arizona, Utah, Colorado and California before they finally settled in Ivins. They have six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

She is known for her love of her family and for her faith in Jesus Christ and his eternal plan for her family. She endured many challenges in life, including chronic health problems. She was a comfort to many who came to her for advice on enduring life’s struggles. She always testified of Jesus Christ and the peace she found in his teachings. 

Survivors include her loving husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 22, at the LDS chapel on Center Street in Ivins. Viewing from 9 to 9:45. Interment in Ivins City Cemetery under the direction of McMillan Mortuary.


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