Memorial Services will be held Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 11:00 am in the Sunrise Chapel at Walters Funeral Home for Kathlyn Landry Hurst, who passed away February 6, 2021. She was 81 years old.
Visitation will take place one hour prior to the memorial service at Walters Funeral Home.
Kathlyn was born in Lafayette, Louisiana, attended Academy of the Sacred Heart at Grand Coteau, was an accomplished dancer, and was active in the management of Poor Boy’s Riverside Inn, but her proudest roles were being a loving wife, mother and Nana.
Kathlyn is survived by her husband of 62 years, Larry Guy Hurst; four children, Patricia Laurie Hurst, Kathlyn Elaine Alderman, Debra Stewart Thrower and husband Danny, and Richard Nelson Hurst and wife Lori Watkins; five grandchildren, Micah Jay Pifer and wife Megan, Patricia Laura Estrada Courtois and husband Cye, Tonia Elyse Estrada, Christian Davis Hurst, and Geneva Jean Orr Barr and husband Solomon; seven great-grandchildren, Jaiden Renee Hurst, Grey Thomas Courtois, Loren Elyse Courtois, Lawry David Barr, Brayden Kenneth Poche-Pifer, Isaac Matthew Pifer, and Levi James Joseph Pifer.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Eugenia Grassmück Landry and Hulo “Poor Boy” Landry, founders of Poor Boy’s Riverside Inn Restaurant; one grandchild, Ashton Hurst, and two sons-in-law, James Stewart and David Alderman.
Donations in Kathlyn’s name may be made to Faith House, 1453 West Willow, Lafayette, Louisiana 70506; Catholic Deaf Center, 1404 Carmel Drive, Lafayette, Louisiana 70501; or Our Lady of the Oaks Retreat House, Post Office Drawer D, Grand Coteau, Louisiana 70541.
Per Kathlyn’s request, her ashes will be entombed at Lafayette Memorial Park.