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Her experiences in the home, the school and teaching all united during the depression as she taught classes on home economics, household management and similar vocational subjects.
Marion Knapp Hurst authored in 1939 Household Employees Handbook (Dewing Publishing Company, 1939) and in 1946 she published The 1-2-3 of Homemaking (Prentice Hall). Its contents included chapters on Home Management, General House Care and Special Cleaning Methods, Special Homemaking Activities, Care and Use of Household Equipment, Table Setting and Service, Menu Planning and Marketing, Care and Preparation of Food, Laundry , Child Care ,Home Care of the Sick, and Household Employees.
On January 27, 1980 she died at Baptist Medical Center. Her services were conducted at Wesley. She was buried in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma