Born December 15, 1926 in Manchester, KY, she was the daughter of John and Mamie (Depew) Maxie who are both deceased.
Sadie was a member of Tampico Christian Church where she volunteered for VBS, always sent cakes and pies for events, helped supply clothing and shoes for Charlie’s Kids and the community each year. She loved to babysit, take her grandchildren or any child to church events, and just being with her family. She liked entertaining family and friends at home, caring for others, and decorating the house and lawn to coordinate with the holiday season. She worked as an aide at Lutheran Home and was over housekeeping at Hoosier Christian Village.
On May 24, 1946 in Jeffersonville, IN she married Donald Waskom Sturgeon who survives in Brownstown, IN.
Other survivors include 4 children, David Sturgeon of Brownstown, IN, Roger (Cassandra) Sturgeon of North Vernon, IN, Frieda Sturgeon Fentress of Taylorsville, KY, and Mike (Debbie) Sturgeon of Eustis, FL, 12 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 7 siblings, Steve Maxie of Tampico, IN, Gilbert Maxie of Crothersville, IN, Ada Shirley of Tampico, IN, Georgia Blair of Crothersville, IN, Teddie Densford of Brownstown, IN, Ruth (William) Reynolds, of Tampico, IN, and Ethel (Jim) Benson of Brownstown, IN and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a son Danny Sturgeon, and a brother, Burchel Maxie.
Pastor Randy King will conduct funeral services at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory in Crothersville, IN with burial to follow at Crothersville Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00 on Monday, August 31, 2015 and 1 hour prior to the funeral service on Tuesday from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM both at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be given in memory of Sadie to Tampico Christian Church c/o Adams Family Funeral Home & Crematory, 110 E. Howard St., Crothersville, IN 47229.