Janice Gayle (Pearce) Sturgill, age 69, of Austin, Arkansas passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021. She was born in Conway, Arkansas on February 24th, 1951.
She is preceded in death by her parents Devern “Dink” and Ermadean Pearce, as well as son Jimmy Joe Martin.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years Larry Sturgill; Children Lori Westbrook (Austin, AR), Jennifer Smith (Mount Wolf, PA), and Brian Sturgill (Stevensville, MD) ; Brothers Randy Pearce (NLR, AR), Rickey Pearce (Conway, AR), and Timmy Pearce (North Little Rock, AR) and Sister Debbie Ashley (Kingston, MS); As well as many other family members and friends. Special thank you to niece Tisha May for all of her help, support and love.
After 60+ years, Janice was overjoyed to discover that she had a little sister named Debbie!!! They were
fortunate to develop a strong, loving, sisterly relationship in such a short period of time.
The family will hold a celebration of life at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to Arkansans Assisting Homeless Animals (AAHA) or to your local, no-kill, animal shelter.
Arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.