James Earl Sturgis, 51, died Friday, May 9, 2008.
Services were held Saturday, May 17, at Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Willie Jones officiating. Burial was in the Archie Dixon Cemetary.
He was born Mar. 3, 1957, and attended Holtzclaw and Crysal Springs High School. He was a construction worker for many years. He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Hall.
Survivors are a son, Carlos Smiley; daughter, Christina Byrd; brothers, Clide Miller, John Hall and Carnell Hall; sisters, Sherry Jackson and Shirley Sturgis; and three grandchildren.