Dewey Dayne and Kerri Lee Sturgell (1968 - 2018)

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Dewey Dayne Sturgell, 49 and Kerri Lee Sturgell, 43, of Casey County, passed away Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, in Taylor County, from injuries sustained in a car accident.

Born Oct. 27, 1968, in Chillicothe, Ohio, Dewey was a son of Mollie Nichols Sturgell and the late Purvis Sturgell Sr. Dewey was a member of Mount 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 his wife to the fullest. Dewey was a self-taught mechanic.

Born Sept. 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 preceded in death by his father.

In addition to her parents, Kerri is survived by two sisters, Nikki (Chris) Ware of Milan, Ohio, and Sheila (Shawn) McCullough of Vermillion, Ohio.

The funeral at noon EST Tuesday, Jan. 9, at Blessed Hope Old Regular Baptist Church in Columbia with Elders Billy Campbell Sr. and Billy Campbell Jr. officiating. Burial follows in Blessed Hope Cemetery.

Visitation is from 10 a.m. to noon EST Tuesday, Jan. 9, at the church.

Contributions of sympathy may be made to Blessed Hope Old Regular Baptist Church, 261 Ellis Road, Columbia, KY 42728.

Arrangements for Mr. and Mrs. Sturgell are entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home in Liberty.

A guestbook is available at www.mckinneybrown.com.
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752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539
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Published in The Casey County News on Jan. 10, 2018