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Westside Funeral Home
Monday March 29th, 2021
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Graveside Service

Bristol Creek Cemetery
Tuesday March 30th, 2021

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Retha Mae Sturdivant

Mrs. Retha P. Sturdivant, age 71, of  Atlanta, GA, formerly of  the Dothan Community, Tabor City, NC entered eternal rest Sunday March 21, 2021 in Atlanta, GA.

Walk through viewing will be Monday March 29, 2021 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Westside Funeral Home Chapel.

Graveside service will be Tuesday March 30, 2021 at 11:00 am in the Bristol Creek Cemetery, Dothan Community, Tabor City, NC.

Surviving to cherish her memories are her son, Eugene Sturdivant, Jr. (Lizzie), a life partner Walter (Ron) Davis; her siblings: Jessie Pierce (Sarah), Pauline Cook (Bobby), Jerry Jenrette, Ernest Pierce, Elizabeth Jenrette, Harold Jenrette, Theresa Vereen (Billie) and Nora McCullough (Robert).

Mask are required at both viewing and graveside services per governor's order.


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I remember Ms. Sturdivant when I attended Williams Township School. She was always a very sweet lady. I won't ever forget her. Prayers for her family.

India Hinson Boswell Apr 19 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Retha Sturdivant

Cinder L Singletary Mar 30 2021 12:00 AM

We are keeping you close in thoughts and prayers. Praying that the Lord, the source of all consolations, comfort you, uplift your spirit and be with you at this time in your life's journey. May you remember the love and blessings of life that you shared with Retha Mae and cherish these forever. Memories are just a thought away!
Roy and Helen Smith - Rahway, New Jersey

Roy L. Smith Mar 28 2021 12:00 AM

Ms. Retha was a great friend to my mother and a stupendous educator with the Columbus County School System. I can just imaging her in heaven singing with her angelic voice " Lord Please Don't Move This Mount But Give Me Strength To Climb". Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow. May God continue to hold you in the palm of His hand, and give you strength in the days ahead. Please accept our sincere condolences.....we hope your memories of Ms. Retha will be of some comfort. The Sturdivant and Pierce family are in our prayers. Remember in God's Holy Word that weeping may endure for a night but joy cometh in the morning.
Peace and love be with you, Lee Ethel Vereen, Vance, Mittie, Thomas and Bryson McCoy of Wadesboro, NC

The Vereen and McCoy Family Mar 28 2021 12:00 AM

Ms. Retha Mae will be missed at New Light. Loved hearing her sing at the church. Our prayers are with you.

Sherry Grissett Mar 28 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Retha Sturdivant

Sherry Grissett Mar 28 2021 12:00 AM

She was a brilliant student and always a great person. Rest in great peace.

Bettye Myers Jeter Mar 27 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Retha Sturdivant

Sandra Hardie Mar 26 2021 12:00 AM

So sad to hear this...I remember Mrs. Sturdivants beautiful smile and her kindness; enjoyed her French class at Williams Township. May God give comfort and strength to all the family and friends during this time of loss.

Tammy Blackburn Mar 26 2021 12:00 AM

She was a very sweet lady a wounderful teacher would help u out any way she could her students were a blessing to her she had a heart of gold rip angel god only takes the best

Annetta Cartrette Mar 26 2021 12:00 AM

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