Martha H. Sturgeon

Published 12:00 am Saturday, October 29, 2011

Feb. 8, 1921 – Oct. 27, 2011

VIDALIA — Services for Martha H. Sturgeon, 90, of Vidalia, who died Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011, at Adams County Nursing Home, will be at 2 p.m. today at Young’s Funeral Home in Vidalia with Claire Shields and Jean Walsworth officiating.

Burial will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home.

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Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time today at the funeral home.

Mrs. Sturgeon was born Feb. 8, 1921, in Lake Village, Ark., the daughter of Ellis and Pearl Hart. She was a member of Vidalia First Baptist Church.

Mrs. Sturgeon was preceded in death by her husband, C.L. Sturgeon; her parents; one sister, Edna Cross; and five brothers, Ellis, J.V., Douglas, Cecil and Tommy Hart.

Survivors include one daughter, Gwen Swoveland and son-in-law, Joe, of Vidalia; one grandson, Joe Swoveland Jr.; one granddaughter, Stacy Swoveland; one great-granddaughter, Kallie Swoveland; one great-great-granddaughter, Kaylen Swoveland; one brother, Henry Hart of Gulfport; two sisters, Ellen Roper of Tallulah and Sally Burnette of Natchez; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be deacons of Vidalia First Baptist Church.

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