Date of Death: 1 Apr 1916
Subject: Lee W. Hurd
Source: unknown, Apr 1916

Lee W. Hurd was born in Virginia, December 23, 1887 and departed this life at the home of R. C. Varner of this community April 1, 1916, aged 28 years, 3 months and 8 days.

He came to Helena, August 31, 1910, and soon afterward became employed as clerk in the Clarks' grocery store.  Some time later he became acquainted with Miss Betty White of this vicinity, and on October 21, 1914 they were united in marriage.  However, their journey together in this life was not long. His health seized hold of the body and regardless of all that could be done for him he gradually grew weaker until he was called to his eternal home.  He was a patient sufferer, always manifesting a cheerful disposition, thoughtfulness and courtesy to those who visited him in his illness. 

He proved his ability to the community as a business man and won for himself many warm friends during his business career.  Very early in life he united with the Baptist Church and in the year 1910 transferred his membership to the Baptist church of Helena for which faith he proved true until death.  He leaves to mourn his departure a wife, mother, four brothers and two sisters, besides many other relatives and friends. 

Funeral services were conducted in the Methodist church of Helena, by the pastor Harry K. Morgan, Monday morning at 12:30 o'clock after which the body was laid away in the Helena Cemetery.