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Wanda Erlene James Hearst
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Birth: Nov. 19, 1927
Death: Jan. 2, 2012

From: Bennett Funeral Service

Wanda Hearst
(November 19, 1927 - January 2, 2012)

Wanda Erlene Hearst, 84, of Erie, passed away Monday, January 2, 2012 at Mercy Hospital. Born in Steele, Missouri on November 9, 1927, Wanda was the daughter of William and Mary (Draper) James. She married Eulas R. Hearst July 12, 1941 in Steele, Missouri. The happy newlyweds moved to the southeastern Michigan area 63 years ago and started their family of five boys, which quickly became Wanda's true passion and purpose. She loved her family immensely and always put them first above everything else, except her God. Wanda was a member of the Church of God, Temperance. Reading her Bible and singing good southern gospel songs and hymns was an important part of her daily life. She was an excellent cook, loved her backyard gardening and traveling, especially to Florida. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Eulas, three sons, William R., Bruce E. and Gerald W. Hearst, two sisters Jewell Ivy and Mary McGregor and two brothers, Newt and Arthur James. Survivors include two sons, Tommy G. Hearst of Erie, Michigan and Stephen(Marilyn) Hearst of Temperance, Michigan.,daughter-law-, Connie Hearst of Erie, 10 grandchildren , 13 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be Friday, January 6, 2012 from 5:00pm to 8:00 pm at Bennett Funeral Services 14567 S. Dixie Hwy. Funeral services will be Saturday, January 7, 2012 at Bennett Funeral Services beginning at 11:00am with Pastor Betty Jean Marlow officiating. Interment will follow at Erie Union Cemetery, Erie, Michigan The family wishes to thank the staff and caregivers of Magnum Health Care of Monroe. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Alzheimer's Foundation. On line condolences may be made at 
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  Eulas R. Hearst (1921 - 1998)
  Tommy Glenn Hearst (1947 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Erie Union Cemetery
Monroe County
Michigan, USA
Created by: Kurt Johnson
Record added: Jan 03, 2012
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I am mary Lea Johnson,daughter of Bill and Charline Johnson..I just found Aunt Wanda's obit..I couldn't figure out how to save it ,so I wrote it out by hand .I tried calling her one day not long before she passed away.I didn't know she was ill.She couldn'...(Read more)
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