Lera Sturgell

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November 27, 1933 - November 3, 2015

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Friday, November 6th from 1-3 and 6-8 p.m.


Saturday, November 7th at 11:00 AM Gahanna Free Will Baptist Church


Northlawn Memory Gardens


Lera “Thurston” Sturgell, 81, of Westerville, passed away Tuesday November 3, 2015 at Convalarium at Indian Run. Retired from the City of Columbus. Preceded in death by wife, Lucille and daughter, Karen; parents, Orville and Causby Sturgell; brothers and sisters, Howard Sturgell, Lena Perry, Garnett Whitt, Paul Sturgell and Meg Fitchpatrick. Survived by daughter, Donna (Jeff) Horne and son, Lera (Donna) Sturgell both of Westerville; grandchildren, Terry, Austin and Phillip Horne and Drew, Kaitlyn and Jason Sturgell; brother, Orville Sturgell; sisters, Causby Baisden and Peg Whitt; numerous nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME 55 East Schrock Road Westerville, 1-3 & 6-8 p.m. Friday. Funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday November 7, 2015 at Gahanna Free Will Baptist Church, 3868 N. Stygler Road Gahanna, OH. Pastors Curtis Booth and Jeff Horne officiating. Interment Northlawn Memory Gardens, Westerville, OH.


Lavanda Williams - Nov 9, 2015

Donna and Jeff,
Praying for you and your family. I’m so glad I got to visit him in the hospital; he was a wonderful guy. Love to you all. Still miss you!
Lavanda Williams, Peoria, IL

Bonnie and Kaylee Joseph - Nov 7, 2015

Dear Sturgell family,
We are sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you during this time sorry and loss.
Bonnie and Kaylee

Harold & Saundra Ball - Nov 5, 2015

Donna and Lera,
Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Thurston was a very sweet person and I know you will miss him. Our love to you and your families.
Love, Harold & Saundra

Gail - Nov 5, 2015

I am so sorry about your loss thurston was the sweetest man i know love you guys very much.

Cindy Whitt - Nov 5, 2015

We are sorry for your loss but we all know that your Mom, Dad and Karen are rejoicing together.

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