Originally created 09/22/00

Mr. Pierre Sturgis



CHARLESTON, S.C. - Mr. Pierre Maurice "P.M." Sturgis died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2000.

A memorial service will be at noon Saturday, Sept. 30, at Stephen D. Posey Funeral Home, North Augusta, with the Rev. Henry Payne officiating. Burial will be private.

Mr. Sturgis, a native of Augusta, had retired from South Carolina Highway Department and was a former member of South Carolina State Commendation Board and former president of Clemson Lions Club.

Survivors include his wife, Genie Sturgis; four sons, Edwin M. Sturgis and David H. Sturgis, both of Panama City, Fla., Charles A. Sturgis, Greensboro, Ga., and Samuel A. Sturgis, North Augusta; four daughters, Susan D. Johnson, Augusta, Sandra Sturgis Riley, North Augusta, Sheron A. Glover, Trenton, and Betsy Gordon, Laurens; a sister, Hilda B. Jones, North Augusta; and 18 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association, 2711 Middleburg Drive, Suite 205, Columbia, SC 29204.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home after the service.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 22, 2000