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3054 Hwy 80 West
Morton, MS 39117
Phone: (601)-732-3624
Fax: (601)-732-3732
Dorother  Sturgis

Dorother Sturgis

Sunday, December 30th, 1945 - Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
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Mrs. Dorother Sturgis age 74, passed away Wednesday June 24, 2020 at Select Medical - Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS. A visitation will be held on Thursday July 2, 2020 at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS from 10:00 AM until 10:50 AM. A funeral service will be held at Wolf Funeral Services Chapel on Thursday July 2, 2020 at 11:00 AM. Pastor Reginald McCoy will officiate. Burial will be at Pleasant Gift M.B. Church in Morton (Branch), MS.

Mrs. Sturgis was born to the late Mr. & Mrs. Ollie Lloyd of Morton, MS. She received her bachelor’s degree from Alcorn State University.
Upon graduation from Alcorn, Mrs. Sturgis began her teaching career at W. H. Holtzclaw School in Crystal Springs, MS, where she met and married her husband. Most of her career was spent as a teacher at Morton Attendance Center, first at Bettye Mae Jack Middle School and then at Morton High School.

She was faithful to Christ and joined Pleasant Gift M.B. Church at an early age. For many years, Mrs. Sturgis served as the President of the Pleasant Gift Women’s Missionary Auxiliary and, later, as a member of the Mothers’ Board for the Church. She was interested in improving race relationships. She served as a Program Guide for the annual Black History programs and offered direction, advice, and information to promote the events. Mrs. Sturgis was also a member of the Scott County District Missionary Baptist Association with Rev. Charles E. Bell, moderator. She was a faithful member of Pleasant Gift M.B. Church until her health failed.

Mrs. Sturgis was a very loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a sociable and outgoing person who loved people and was very active in the church and her community. She was fiercely loyal and loved her family, friends, and fellow church members. Mrs. Sturgis was always willing to help anyone in any way that she could. Even though she retired from teaching, she was a teacher of many, right up until the end.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Gibson Sturgis, Jr.; parents, Ollie and Mary Alice Lloyd; and her son, Lloyd Jarmal Sturgis.

Mrs. Sturgis is survived by her daughters, Tammie and Tina Sturgis; brother, Sylvanus Lloyd of Los Angeles, CA; grandchildren, Bruce, Blake, Ahmad, Talib and Alena; aunt, Earma Lee Brown of San Diego, CA; sisters-in-law, Martha, Sherron (Walter), Barbara, and Ruby (Douglas); brothers-in-law, Angus, Thomas (Pat), and Gilbert; and a host of relatives and friends.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020 | 10:00am - 10:45am
    When
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020 10:00am - 10:45am
    Location
    Wolf Funeral Services
    Address
    3054 Hwy. 80 West
    MORTON, MS 39117
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  • Service

    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, July 2nd, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Wolf Funeral Services
    Address
    3054 Hwy. 80 West
    MORTON, MS 39117
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  • Interment

    Location
    Pleasant Gift M.B. Church Cemetery Branch
    Address
    865 Bilbro Road
    MORTON, MS 39117
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Cyndee Sanville

Posted at 08:25am
Mary, my heartfelt prayers go out to you & your family during this most difficult time. May God give you all a sense of peace & comfort as only He can provide.
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CLOIS SLOCUM

Posted at 02:38pm
Doreather was my beloved 1st cousin. Tammie and Tina and family honor your mother with your love and kindness
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Allison Slocum

Posted at 07:10pm
I am truly saddened at the passing of my cousin and loved one. She always had a warm hug and smile for me and she exuded so much love and kindness. She will be missed and my love and prayers go out to Tammie, Tina, Sylvanus and the entire family. All my love, Allison Slocum
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Leonard & Trish Kincaid

Posted at 01:54pm
May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you. Dorother will be greatly missed by because of the love she shared with so many.
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We are deeply saddened at the loss of your mother our cousin Dorother. We pray that God gives you peace and strength. Dr Marc and Mrs Helen Ausubel
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