Jimmy Carlton Sterling

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  • "May Jimmy's family find peace in all your good memories."
    - Vivian Young/Renfrow
  • "Thoughts and prayers are with all the Sterling Family. So..."
    - Judy Moseley
  • "Please accept my condolences for the loss of your husband..."
    - Darla Forney
  • "My thoughts, prayers and love are with the Sterling family..."
    - Lavita Reed
  • "Bernice, sorry to hear about Jimmy. our love and prayers..."
    - Doris & Wayne Williams

Brownfield, TX- Jimmy Carlton Sterling, 76, of Brownfield, passed from this life on September 13, 2018. Jimmy was born in November of 1941 in Paris, Texas to the late Ruby and Earl Sterling. The family moved to Seagraves in 1951. He married the love of his life, Bernice Allen, in 1958. Jimmy graduated from Seagraves High School in 1960. He was employed by Columbian Carbon Company for 8 years, Shell Oil Company, in Denver City, for 26 years, and served as Justice of the Peace for Gaines County for 5 years. He retired and moved to Brownfield in 2004. In life, Jimmy loved his family and all the family pets. He was preceded in death by his father, Earl, in 1975, a grandson, Terry Allen Ferguson, in 2002, and his mother, Ruby, in 2011. Jimmy is survived by his wife, Bernice, 3 daughters; Carla McDaniel, Bliss Sterling, and Cathy Sterling, 2 grandchildren; Tiffani Sterling and Mark Trey Sterling, 4 great-grandchildren, sister Carol House and nephew, Mickey Sneed. He was a member of First United Methodist Church and the Masonic Lodge in Seagraves. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Resthaven's Abbey Chapel in Lubbock. The family suggests memorials to First United Methodist Church of Seagraves, Seagraves Masonic Lodge, or the Senior Citizens Center in Seagraves. Online condolences may be offered at www.resthavenfuneralhome.com.

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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Sept. 16 to Sept. 17, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
Resthaven Funeral Home & Cemetery
5740 West 19th Street | Lubbock, TX 79407 | (806) 791-6200
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