Mike Sturrup was born Thursday, May 31, 1956 at Lackey Memorial Hospital, and passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2019 at his residence at the age of 63.
The Sturrup Family, a longstanding name in the business realm were owners of Fred’s Dollar Store, where Mike retired as an assistant manager. He will be remembered as an avid Ole Miss supporter and a sports enthusiast of all areas. He was an active member of the Forest United Methodist Church where he was involved in the Men’s Ministry.
Mike is preceded in death by his parents: Ray and Narvelle Sanders Sturrup and one sister: Peggy Sturrup.
Survivors include three siblings: two sisters: Margy Graham of Natchez and Betty Stephens of Gardendale, AL; one brother: Frank Sturrup of Forest; one niece: Shelly Stephens; three nephews: Brent Graham, Kirk Graham, and Bron Stephens; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.
Services celebrating Mike’s life will begin at 1:30 pm Monday, July 8, 2019 at the Forest United Methodist Church. Interment will immediately follow the services at Harperville Memorial Park under the direction of Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Forest.
Visitation will begin at noon on Monday prior to the funeral service in the sanctuary of Forest United Methodist Church.
The family requests that memorial donations be made to Forest United Methodist Church, P.O. box 68, Forest, MS 39074 or to the Baddour Center, 3297 Hwy. 51 S., Senatobia, MS 38668.
Forest United Methodist Church
501 East Third Street, Forest MS 39074
3297 Hwy 51 S., Senatobia MS 38668