Martha Ann Elam Sturdivant
Date of Death - August 2, 2019
Martha Ann Elam Sturdivant, 86, passed away
at her home, August 2, 2019. Mrs. Sturdivant was
a retired motor inspector for Hunter Fan Company
and a graduate of Brighton High School, where she
played basketball for four years. She was offered
a college scholarship in basketball; however, she
declined, to marry Clifford Maurice Sturdivant, to
whom she was married for 58 years.
She loved cooking for her family, was a wonderful
caregiver, matriarch of the family, a loving wife,
mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
She is survived by two daughters, Debra A. (Robert)
Thomashefski, Tina L. (William) Sutton; one
son, Clifford M. (Lynne) Sturdivant; six grandchildren,
Todd (Wendy) Scallions, Sunny (Jason)
Scallions, John (Stephanie) Sturdivant, Dustin
Sutton, Robbie (Lalo) Sturdivant and Jeff (Caitlin)
Sturdivant and eight grandchildren, Allysa, Lizzy,
Chase, Brooklyn, Grant, Hanna, Kara and Gavin.
The family received friends from 5-8 p.m., Sunday
Aug. 4, with services at 2 p.m., Monday Aug.
5, both at the Munford Funeral Home, Munford
Chapel. Interment was in the Salem ARP Church
cemetery in Atoka.
The family requests memorials be made to St.
Jude Children’s Research Hospital.