Marble Falls area community mourns beloved children's minister



Sara Rains-Hurston (pictured here) was a children's minister at First United Methodist Church of Marble Falls, who helped children with a butterfly release during an Easter service on Sunday, April 21. She died Aug. 29 in a vehicle accident in Jack County. The church congregation will host a celebration of life ceremony at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at the church, 1101 Bluebonnet Dr.






By Lew K. Cohn
Managing Editor

The Marble Falls community is mourning the loss of a beloved First United Methodist Church of Marble Falls children's minister, who died in a traffic accident in Jack County last week.

The church will honor the memory of Sara Elizabeth Rains-Hurston with a memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at the church, 1101 Bluebonnet Drive. Attendees are encouraged to wear pink, which was Rains-Hurston's favorite color.

Rains-Hurston, 43, was killed Thursday, Aug. 29, when her vehicle was struck on the driver's side by vehicle driven by Lura Kaylyn Kidd, 60, of Bridgeport, near the US 281/Texas 199 split north of Perrin. . . . .

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