Ellis B. Sturgill

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 5/12/2011 17:00:00

202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 5/13/2011 11:00:00

Ellis B. Sturgill, age 64, resident of North Fairfield, Ohio went home to be with the Lord on Monday, May 9, 2011 at the Fisher-Titus Medical Center in Norwalk, Ohio. He was born on August 1, 1946 in Soft Shell, Knott County, Kentucky to the late Coy and Oma (Thomas) Sturgill. Mr. Sturgill was a US Army Vietnam Veteran and a 2001 Retiree of General Motors in Ontario, Ohio. He attended the Church of God of Prophecy. Ellis played the fiddle in a blue grass band in his younger years and enjoyed wood carving.
He is survived by his wife, Jewel (Sallee) Sturgill, whom he married on December 28, 1995; six siblings, Arthur Sturgill of Kentucky, Alden Sturgill of Kentucky, Dentis Sturgill of Tennesse, Delmas Sturgill of Virginia, Dema Sawyer of Alabama and Lesley Sturgill of Kentucky; numerous nieces and nephews and eleven brothers and sisters-in-law.
He is preceded in death by his parents.
Friends may call on the Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio on Thursday, May 12, 2011 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM where the funeral service will be held on Friday at 11:00 AM with Pastor Scott Adams officiating. Burial will follow at the Mt. Hope Cemetery in Shiloh, Ohio. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Church of God of Prophecy in Marion, Ohio. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com


Jennifer - Jun 22, 2011

I just read of your loss. I have thought of the two
Of you many times over the years. I was so glad to know he was a christian. I will be praying for you. Love, jennifer rutherford

Lowell Thomas - May 13, 2011

To Jewel Ellis B. wife I am a first cousin
my name Lowell Thomas we grew up together
had good times. may God comfort you

Mildred Ritchie - May 13, 2011

I’m another cousin to Ellis B. So sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in the Lord and all your friends at this trying time.

Closene Grigsby - May 13, 2011

I’m also another one of Ellis’s cousins. Thinking of you and may God bless you now and always.

Dian Slone - May 12, 2011

Jewel, I am Ellis B first cousin. My mom Eva was Oma’s sister. I was so hurt to hear of his passing. My prayers are with you and his family. May God bless all your family we love them very much.

Claris Hicks - May 12, 2011

Jewell, your name sound so familiar, did you ever
work at pioneer Rubber, anyway we are so sorry for your loss. We didn’t know Ellis B, but his Aunt Clara Beverly Combs was my step- mother for many years. I knew Ellis B mom and all of his Aunt and Uncles. Remember nothing on earth that Heaven cannot heal, will hope and pray that all will go well for you and you can obtain strength from the Lord. He will never put anything on us that we cannot bear. love and prayers
Claris, Ailene, Ruby and Parrot. Ellis was a cousin to us

Barbara Conley Smith - May 12, 2011

Ellis B. is my 1st cousin, so very sorry for your loss. May God wrap his loving arms around the family at this time.
Barbara Conley Smith

Annis Conley Handshoe - May 12, 2011


Sue Maudsley - May 12, 2011

Jewel, just read about your husband, So sorry to hear this. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Susie Predieri Maudsley

Janet Stamper Conley - May 11, 2011

Jewel and family, You don’t know me but I was a friend of Ellis B in High School and college. We all grew up together in Softshell. May God bless all of you and your family.

Ford Thomas - May 11, 2011

To my dear cousin, whom I loved so much. I have allot of good memories growing up with cousin Ellis B. We were the same age and was always together having fun. I pray that God will send comfort to his wife Jewel, his brothers and sisters, and family. Your cousin Ford Thomas, Leburn, Ky.

Sherry Bailey - May 11, 2011

To Ellis’ wife and family,
I am so sorry of your loss. When Ellis lived in Shelby, I prepared his tax return for many years. I considered him a personal friend.
I am so glad he got into church; and now he is in a better place than we are.
God bless you and yours!

Ina Thomas Owens - May 11, 2011

So sorry to hear about Ellis B.I’m another one of his cousins that grew up with him. May the Lord give his wife comfort with the loss of her companion.

Shirley Conley Watley - May 11, 2011

Jewel, I am a cousin from Kentucky. Ellis B and I were close at one time while growing up, but then let time and distance part us. I am so very happy that Ellis B was going to church and is now with Jesus. We can all see each other again one day. I got your address from Mona, but just never sent a card. Now, I am so sorry that I didn’t let him know that I was thinking of him and keeping him in my prayers.
Jewel, Dema, Arthur, Alden, Dentis, Delmas, Leslie, and family, I have you in my heart and will keep praying that God will give you comfort and strength at this difficult time. May God bless each of you.

Wendell & Dori Sturgill - May 10, 2011

Our hearts and prayers are with you.