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Patricia Eyvonne Sturdivant

January 6, 1945 — May 3, 2023

Knoxville

 

Patricia Eyvonne Sturdivant, age 78, of Knoxville, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at her home following a period of declining health.  The daughter of the late Theodore and Mildred Colbertson Sturdivant, she was born in Marshville, North Carolina on January 6, 1945 and was a retired Certified Nursing Assistant, and a devoted member of First Apostolic Church of Knoxville.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Henry Rorie; a sister, Carolyn Smith and brothers Steve and Doug Sturdivant.

Patricia is survived by her sons, Martianez Rorie and wife Robbee of Nashville, Tennessee and Shelly Rorie of Memphis, Tennessee; daughter Philippia Hardin and husband Alvin of Powell; brother Timothy Sturdivant of North Carolina; sister, Waverly Bush and husband Searcey of Tallahassee, Florida; grandchildren, Kathryn Kataria and husband Karan, Malakhi Rorie; great-grandchild, Kiaan Kataria, and other relatives and friends.

The Sturdivant Family will visit with friends from 5:00 p.m. until time of the Celebration of Life Service at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, May 19, 2023 at the First Apostolic Church in Knoxville, Tennessee with Pastor Mark McCool and Bishop Billy McCool officiating. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 20, 2023 at the Lynch-Bethel Cemetery.

Jones Mortuary, LLC of Clinton, Tennessee is serving the family of Patricia Eyvonne Sturdivant.

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Visitation

Friday, May 19, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Celebration of Life

Friday, May 19, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Graveside Service

Saturday, May 20, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

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