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Joan Wilson Horst

Joan Wilson Horst, 84, formerly of Hazlehurst, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in Spanish Fort, AL. 

A celebration of life service will be held Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. in the Chapel at First Baptist Church in Hazlehurst. A short graveside service will follow at Hazlehurst Cemetery.

Formerly Joan Covington Wilson, she was a native of Hazlehurst, and long time resident of Mobile, AL.

She was a graduate of Hazlehurst High School and Soule’ Business College in New Orleans, LA.

Joan loved her family and friends especially her grandchildren, she enjoyed gardening, needlepoint, sewing and was a very accomplished cook.

She was preceded in death by her parents Charles Dudley Wilson and Susan Covington Wilson and two of her grandsons, Joseph Edward Hearn and Daniel Wilson Horst.

Survivors include: her former husband Thomas Armstrong Horst, Jr.; children, Joan Horst Hamilton (Neil), Thomas Armstrong Horst, III, and Charles Wilson Horst (Kateri); grandchildren Christopher Andrew Horst, Margaret Manning Horst, Michael Covington Horst and Christopher Covington Horst.
She had a love for pets and animals and wished that in lieu of flowers that donations be sent to help animals in need.

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