ADVANCE -- James "Ed" Sturgeon, 62, died Dec. 3, 2005, at Bellview Valley Nursing Home in Banner.
Born March 17, 1943, in Bollinger County, son of the late Raymond and Lula Angle Sturgeon, he was a 1962 graduate of Zalma High School, had worked for the Missouri Highway Department and was a deacon and member of Oak Grove General Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister.
Survivors include: one son, Josh Sturgeon of Advance; two daughters, Tonia Murphy of Advance and Anna Wilson of Piedmont; one brother, Bob Sturgeon of Advance; four sisters, Shirley Grubbs of Dexter, Dorma Sturgeon of Zalma, Sandy Woodfin of Marble Hill and Cathy Clayton of Sikeston; and two grandchildren.
Visitation is today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday with the Rev. Gary Cooper officiating.
Burial will follow in Morgan Memorial Park in Advance.