Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


April 1, 2014

Effie “Darlene” Sturgill - 1964-2014

ASHLAND — Effie “Darlene” Sturgill, 50, of Ashland, died Saturday, March 29, 2014, at her residence.

She was born March 4, 1964, in Ashland, the daughter of the late Lottie Pearl Helms Ratliff and Billy Ray Norris.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Paul Douglas Sturgill.

Darlene was a great mother and grandmother who was very proud of her children, loved music, sunny days and chocolate. She was a member of Ironville Independent Baptist Church.

Survivors include four daughters, Amy Darlene Sturgill, Amanda Michelle Bradley, Abigail Beth Sturgill and Ava Reece Sturgill, all of Ashland; two sisters, Jamie (Ron) Kouns and Janice (Chuck) Lowe, both of Ashland; a brother, Paul Greer of Ashland; and four grandchildren, Bryce Artrip, Evan Artrip, Laken Artrip and Enoch Bradley.

A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 3, 2014, at Dixon Cemetery in Westwood by Jack Salyers.

There will be no visitation.  

Miller Funeral Home in Ashland is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to mfhfuneralhome.com.

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