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Eugenia Ann Sturgis

Kingsland, AR, 1945 - 2017

Eugenia Ann Sturgis, 71, of Kingsland died Friday June 23, 2017 at her home. Born Aug. 25, 1945 at Camden, she was a daughter of the late Henry Russell and Hilda Priddy Russell. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Floyd Dean Oliver; a niece, Merilisabeth Johnson; and two nephews, Derek Russell and Dewayne Russell.
She is survived by her husband of 49 ½ years, Edward Sturgis of Kingsland; her children, Angelia Sturgis of Jacksonville, Roy Sturgis of Kingsland, Sarah Sturgis and her husband Jeff Howard of Rison, and Eddie Ray Sturgis of Nacogdoches, Texas; one brother, Thomas Russell and his wife Cathy of Tyler, TX; seven grandchildren, Hanna Sturgis, Braydon Pennington, Kristin Cragun, Michael Sturgis, Joshua Sturgis, Taylor Sturgis, Shelby Sturgis; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends Monday June 26, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Benton Funeral Home in Fordyce. Funeral services are 10:00 Tuesday June 27, 2017 at the Benton Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ware Russell and Rev. Harry Puterbaugh officiating. Burial will follow at Graves Cemetery near Kingsland. Arrangements are by Benton Funeral Home of Fordyce. To sign the online register visit

Published June 25, 2017

Benton Funeral Home Inc.
501 West 4th Street, Fordyce, AR
Phone: 870-352-3131