Rev. Dr. Cecil Clark Sturgill
Carter-Trent Scott County Funeral Home - Weber City
2060 US Highway 23 North
Weber City, VA
Rev. Dr. Cecil Clark Sturgill


The Rev. Dr. Cecil Clark Sturgill, 81, of Kingsport, went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 1, 2021, at his residence.

Born in Bluefield, W.Va., he had lived in Kingsport most of his adult life. The Rev. Sturgill graduated from Temple University and later received Honorary Doctorates from Crown College and Belle Meadows Baptist College. He was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church where he had pastored for over 50 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Arnold Sturgill (1-17-2021); his parents, O.V. and Leola Blevins Sturgill; brother, Richard "Dick" Sturgill; and brother-in-law, Walter Foulke.

Pastor Sturgill is survived by his son, Jeff Sturgill and wife, Melissa; granddaughter, Olivia Sturgill; sisters, Patricia Smith (Con) and Micheal "Bookie" Foulke; brothers, Arlen Sturgill (Elizabeth); sister-in-law, Barbara Sturgill; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 6, 2021, at Mount Rose Cemetery, 10069 Cresent Road, Glade Springs, Va., with Dr. Austin Cook, the Rev. Cody Sturgill and the Rev. Doug Overbay officiating. Those wishing to attend are asked to meet at the cemetery. Pallbearers will be Rob Fleming, Jack Prince, Harold Lane, Will Robinette, Joel Phillips and Richard Blevins. Honorary pallbearers will be his nephews and the Men of the Church.

The family asked that all attendees wear mask and practice social distancing.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tabernacle Baptist Church, 1444 Bloomingdale Rd., Kingsport, TN 37660.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting

Carter-Trent Funeral Home, Kingsport is serving the Sturgill family.

Published by Bristol Herald Courier on Feb. 5, 2021.
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Mount Rose Cemetery
10069 Cresent Road, Glade Springs, VA
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I´m so sorry for your loss. I´ve know Pastor Sturgill since I was a little girl. God bless you with comfort and peace after losing both parents so close.
Linda Mueller
February 7, 2021
Jeff, Melissa & Olivia, Darrell & I send our love and deepest sympathy to you at the passing of your father just weeks after the passing of your mother. May God send comfort and peace to all of you as you grieve these tremendous losses.
Nancy Mayo
February 5, 2021
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