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Kathleen (Witherspoon) Sturgill

June 26, 1918 ~ December 16, 2018 (age 100)


Kathleen Witherspoon Sturgill, age 100 of Crumpler, died Sunday, December 16, 2018 at her home. Mrs. Sturgill was born June 26, 1918 in Ashe County to the late Romulus and Melinda Burkett Witherspoon.  In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Joe and sisters, Madge Witherspoon, Annie Lopu Wallace, Mary Virginia Witherspoon and Ray Bowers and brother, Millard Witherspoon.  Mrs. Sturgill was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and taught Sunday school and sang in the choir.  She loved to quilt, sew, crochet, cook, play rook and work in her flowers.  Kathleen got her GED at the age of 65.  She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Friendship Baptist Church by Rev. Dave Adams and Rev. Chris Goodman.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 PM Tuesday, Dec. 18th at Badger Funeral Home.

Mrs. Sturgill is survived by: Sons, Larry Sturgill and wife Nellie of Statesville, Ronnie Sturgill of Crumpler and Jimmy Sturgill and wife Gloria of Warresnville, three grandchildren, Andrea Thomas and husband Brett of Statesville, Jeannine Osborne and husband Allen of Crumpler, James Sturgill of Kinsgport, TN, four great-grandchildren, Kaylyn Osborne, Isabella and Reese Sturgill and Luke Osborne.  Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Flowers will be appreciated or memorials may be made to Medi-Home Hospice PO Box 421 in Jefferson or to Friendship Baptist Church Women or Men on Missions.

Words of remembrance or condolence may be viewed or sent to the family through our website

Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with Mrs. Sturgill's arrangements.


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December 18, 2018

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Badger Funeral Home & Cremation Services
300 E Main Street
West Jefferson, NC 28694

Funeral Service
December 19, 2018

2:00 PM
Friendship Baptist Church
891 Friendship Baptist Church Rd.
Jefferson, NC 28640


Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery
891 Friendship Baptist Church Rd.
Jefferson, NC 28640

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