Anita Hursey, 65, of Onsted, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 10, 2011, at Herrick Medical Center in Tecumseh. She was born April 1, 1946, in Detroit, to Ronald and Thelma (Settle) Gross. On Sept. 12, 1964 in Trenton, Mich., she married Darryl Melvin Hursey and he survives.
Anita retired from Ford Motor Company in December of 2000, after 32 years of service. She was an active member of Grace Point Evangelical Free Church. Anita was a member of the Christian Women’s Club and Love Inc. She volunteered for the Daily Bread, the Lenawee Mission and sponsored numerous children for years with World Vision. Anita loved tennis, bike riding, and was an avid reader. She also enjoyed traveling with her husband. Anita was a loving mother, grandmother and dedicated wife.
In addition to her husband, Darryl of 47 years, she is survived by two daughters, Susan Humphries of Tecumseh and Teresa Hursey of Howell, Mich.; three brothers, Dale (Judy) Gross of Phoenix, Ariz., Dennis Cole of Lincoln Park, Mich. and Randy (Sheila) Cole also of Lincoln Park, Mich.; and three grandchildren, Patrick, Ethan and Kyle Humphries.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services for Anita were held on Saturday, May 14, 2011, at Grace Point Evangelical Free Church in Adrian with the Rev. John Trimble officiating. Burial was in Lenawee Hills Memorial Gardens, Tecumseh. Visitation was held at the Tecumseh Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.andersonfuneralhomeadriantecumseh.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hursey family to be distributed to her favorite charities. Envelopes are available at the Tecumseh Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Home.