September 29, 2016
Date of Service: October 2, 2016
Interment Location: Garden of Freedom
Sturgill Lewis, 87, Elizabethton, went to be with the Lord, Thursday September 29, 2016 in the Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Carter County, he was a son of the late Roy & Clara Pierce Lewis. Sturgill was a local businessman for several years. He was a long time member of Gateway Baptist Church, Bristol and more recent a member of Hunter Memorial Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister: Yvonne Fowler and a brother: Orville Lewis.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years: Evelyn Carden Lewis. Four Children: Cathy (David) Grindstaff, Paula (Gary) Vance and Daniel (Gina) Lewis all of Elizabethton and Peter (Becky) Lewis, Rutherfordton, North Carolina. His Grandchildren: Micah Lewis, Ashleigh Lewis, Jonathan Grindstaff, Chad Grindstaff, Jeremy McCann, Tyler McCann, Madison Lewis, Parker Lewis, Jacob Feaster and Kaya Feaster. His Great Grandchildren: Andrew Grindstaff, Emery Grindstaff, Cameron McCann, Landon McCann, Addyson Lewis and Keegan Lewis. His Sister: Kathleen Glover. Several nieces & nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, October 2, 2016 in Memorial Funeral Chapel with Pastor Rusty Verran officiating. Interment will follow in Happy Valley Memorial Park. Active Pallbearers will be: Micah Lewis, Jonathan Grindstaff, Chad Grindstaff, Jeremy McCann, Tyler McCann, Parker Lewis, Jacob Feaster and Ray Lewis, Jr… Honorary Pallbearers will be: Aubrey Ensor, Randy Lewis, Ron Carden, Keith Morley, Sr., Dr. Paul Brown, David Grindstaff, Gary Vance, Eric Glover and his many other friends. The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday in the funeral home. Condolences may be sent to the family at our web-site www.memorialfcelizabethton.com.
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Lewis family