Rock Hill – Dorothy Smart Sturgis, 90, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2018, at home peacefully surrounded by her family.

Funeral services for Mrs. Sturgis will be held 2:00 PM Monday, March 5, 2018 at Catawba Baptist Church, burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:30 to 1:45 pm in the church sanctuary and other times at the home of her daughter and son-n-law, Kay and Dennis Merrell.

She was a homemaker, loving mother and wife who enjoyed working in her garden and flowers. She was a lifetime member of Catawba Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years, a member of the WMU, and most recently a member of the Senior Ladies Sunday School class.

Survivors include her sons Al H. Sturgis III and wife Sheila of Kershaw, SC, Ray Sturgis and wife Louise of Rock Hill; daughter Kay S. Merrell and husband Dennis of Rock Hill; seven grandchildren and fifthteen great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Al H. Sturgis, Jr. and her daughter Sharon D. Sturgis.

Memorials may be made to Catawba Baptist Church, 1450 South Anderson Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730 or Providence Care Hospice, 1736 Old York Rd, York, SC 29745.

Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel is serving the family.

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