Dewey Dayne Sturgell, 49, and Kerri Lee Sturgell, 43, of Casey County, passed away on Friday, January 5, 2018, in Taylor County, Kentucky, from injuries sustained in a car accident.
Born on October 27, 1968, in Chillicothe, Ohio, Dewey was a son of Mollie Nichols Sturgell and the late Purvis Sturgell, Sr. Dewey was a member of Mt. Zion Old Regular Baptist Church in Ohio and attended Blessed Hope Old Regular Baptist Church in Casey County. He was employed by Fuel Total Systems as a Forklift Operator. He strived to make people laugh and loved his children and wife to the fullest. Dewey was a self-taught mechanic.
Born on September 7, 1974, in Youngstown, Ohio, Kerri was a daughter of Gary Helmick and Patricia Owens Dahlke. Kerri also attended Blessed Hope Old Regular Baptist Church and was employed by Fuel Total Systems as a Machine Operator. She loved her family exponentially.
Mr. and Mrs. Sturgell are both survived by their daughter, Katlynn Dawne Sturgell; and their son, Matthew Dayne Sturgell.
In addition to his mother, Dewey is survived by three brothers, Purvis Sturgell, Jr. of Forest, Ohio, Bennie Sturgell of Kenton, Ohio, and Stan Lee Sturgell of Waverly, Ohio. He is predeceased by his father.
In addition to her parents, Kerri is survived by two sisters, Nikki (and Chris) Ware of Milan, Ohio and Sheila (and Shawn) McCullough of Vermillion, Ohio.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at Blessed Hope Old Regular Baptist Church at 2-476 Spruce Pine Road Columbia, KY 42728 with Elder Billy Campbell, Sr. and Elder Billy Campbell, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Blessed Hope Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at Blessed Hope Old Regular Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions of sympathy may be made to Blessed Hope Old Regular Baptist Church to 261 Ellis Road Columbia, KY 42728.
Arrangements for Mr. and Mrs. Sturgell are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.