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1935 Steve 2018

Steve Thurman Sterling Sr.

March 19, 1935 — October 18, 2018

Steve Thurman Sterling Sr., 83, passed from this life October 18, 2018.  He was born in Judsonia, Arkansas on March 19, 1935 to the late Willie and Mary Sterling.


Steve was a member of the Searcy First Assembly of God.  He loved camping, fishing, quail hunting, auctions, his dog Bella, and spending time with his family.  Steve will be greatly missed by all who knew and cared for him.


Steve is survived by one son; Steve Sterling Jr. (Melanie), one daughter; Rita Iglehart, one son-in-law; Danny Parsons, two sisters; Alda Hastings and Kaunita Ellison, six grandchildren; Hunter Sterling, Brent Vaughn, Jennifer Bowman, Danielle Hill, Brandi Iglehart, and Brooke Jamison, three great-grandchildren; Landon Hill, Knox Jamison, and Axel Vaughn.


In addition to his parents Steve is preceded in death by his faithful wife of many years; Anna Mae Sterling, one daughter; Debbie Parsons, four brothers; Eugene Sterling, Clarence Sterling, Willie Sterling, and Harold Sterling, six sisters; Mary Landis, Clarey Watkins, Evelyn Roberts, Louise Cranford, Pauline Watkins, and Alpha Sterling.

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Saturday, October 20, 2018

5:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Watson Cemetery

AR-367, Newport, AR

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Searcy First Assembly of God

101 Benton Ave, Searcy, AR 72143

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