Joel Keith Hurst, 44, of Cave City, died Jan. 18, 2002, at White River Medical Center in Batesville.
Born May 24, 1957, in Newport, he was the son of Carl L. and Verla McCartney Hurst. He was a pastor for Matlock Road Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Ellen Davis Hurst; a son, Dustin Hurst, and a daughter, Danielle Hurst, both of the home; his parents of Salado; a sister, Sheila Young of Salado; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral was Jan. 21 at Matlock Road Church of God with the Rev. Melvin Massey officiating. Burial followed in Egner Cemetery at Southside.
Arrangements were under the direction of Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.