Mary Catherine Milam Sturgeon
Mary Catherine Milam Sturgeon, of Hot Springs Village, passed away Thursday, May 30. She was born Nov. 14, 1920, in Conway, to the late Carl and Ollie Bell Milam.
Mrs. Sturgeon was a graduate of Conway High School and the University of Central Arkansas. She received a master’s degree in library science from George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tennessee.
She was an associate professor emeritus of library science at UALR. She also served as a librarian at Brinkley High School and Pine Bluff High School and was an English teacher and librarian at Benton High School.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John C. Sturgeon; and two brothers Carlton Milam and Nick Milam.
Mary Catherine is survived by two daughters, Mary Jack (Nick) Landers, of Hot Springs, and Kay (James) Calloway, of Sherwood; five grandchildren, Josh (Lindsey) Landers, of Bryant, Colby Landers, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Jay Calloway, of Bayfield, Colorado, Kristen Calloway, of Sherwood, and Blake (Stephanie) Calloway, of Sherwood; and four great-grandchildren, Alexis, Korben, Harper Kayte and Kayle.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the charity of your choice.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 2, at the chapel of Roller-alcoa Funeral Home, located at 6700 Alcoa Rd. in Benton.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/bryant.
Family Comments: The family would like to thank Mt. Carmel at Hot Springs Village, Arkansas Hospice and Reggie Bursley for their loving care.