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.

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