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Pearl A. Sturgill, age 87, of Evington, VA and formerly of Mountain City, TN and Portsmouth, VA, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at the Runk and Pratt Assisted Living, 20212 Leesville Rd., Lynchburg, VA. She was born on June 11, 1927 in Konnarock, Washington County, VA to the late John H. Blevins and Mary Jane Blevins. In addition to her parents, Pearl was preceded in death by her husband, Archie B. Sturgill, son and daughter-in-law, David Sturgill and his wife Sheila. Pearl was the last surviving child of John H. and Mary Jane Blevins.
After Pearl and Archie were married they moved to Portsmouth, VA area and then moved to Mountain City, Johnson County, TN in 1974. She was a member of the Johnson County Republican Women’s Club. Pearl was a member of the Alexander Baptist Church in Portsmouth, VA and attended First Freewill Baptist Church in Mountain City.
Pearl is survived by her son and daughter-in-law: Paul Sturgill and wife, Donna, of Evington, VA; one grandson, Adam Brett Sturgill of Lynchburg, VA, and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be conducted at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 from the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Frank Woods officiating. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am -12:00 noon prior to the funeral service. The committal service and interment will follow in the Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Jim Blevins, John Blevins, John Sawyers, Hervey Stricklin, John Dancer and Frank McCoy. Honorary pallbearer will be Ricky Huffman.
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The family would like to express their appreciation to Mountain City Care Center of Mountain City, TN and Runk and Pratt Assisted Living, 20212 Leesville Rd., Lynchburg, VA for the excellent care that was given to Pearl.
The family of Pearl A. Sturgill has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683, 423-727-9700.