Cecil E. Sturgis, 96, of Crystal Springs, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2012 at V. A. Medical Center in Jackson.
Visitation will be 5pm-8pm Sunday at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs. Services will be 2pm Monday at Stringer Funeral Chapel with burial in Old Crystal Springs Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs is handling arrangments.
Mr. Sturgis was a native of Crystal Springs. After serving in the Army Air Corps during WWII he moved to Lousiana. He moved to Jackson, Mississippi in 1964. He later moved to Crystal Springs in 1976 where he and his wife built their home. He was a retired concrete finisher.
Mr. Sturgis was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Alice Mae Clark Sturgis.
He is survived by son, Don Sturgis and wife Susie of Marshville, MO; daughter, Jan Ford and husband Ray of Crystal Springs; brothers, Jack Sturgis of Vicksburg and Billy Sturgis of West Monroe, LA; 5 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.