Maria Addleman Hurt, 91, of Crozet, passed away peacefully on May 1, in her room at The Colonnades where she had lived the past few years in the loving care of the Reminiscence Wing.
She was born June 3, 1926 in Cumberland to Andrew Jackson Addleman and Lola Addleman Wheeler. She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Ben F. Hurt, her son and daughter-in-law, J.B. and Diane Hurt, her two grandchildren, Sophie and Benjamin Hurt, her sister Lucie Meredith and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother Jack Addleman.
Maria was an active member of Crozet Baptist Church for over 50 years, serving on a variety of committees and as Church Clerk. She was also very active in the Women’s Missionary Union (WMU). She was a member of 4-H from a young age and went on to be named a 4-H All-Star. She graduated from Longwood College with a degree in Home Economics and was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma. She loved teaching Home Economics to students over the course of her career at Crozet High School, Albemarle High School and Henley Middle School. After retiring, she continued to serve as a substitute teacher at Henley and Western Albemarle High School.
A service was held May 5, at Crozet Baptist Church with David Collyer officiating. Internment followed at Rockgate Cemetery in Crozet. The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Crozet Baptist Church at 5804 St. George Avenue, Crozet, VA.