Born August 12, 1954, in Kennett, Mo., she was the daughter of the late A.E. "Tuff" Sturgeon and Miriam LaNelle (Bailey) Sturgeon. On July 3, 1976, in Parma, she united in marriage to Wendell Earl Wagner, who survives.
Other survivors include one daughter, Tara Gravseth and husband, David, of Slidell, La.; one son, Tyler Wagner of Dexter; her mother, LaNelle Sturgeon of Malden; one brother, Tony Sturgeon and wife, Sherry, of Neelyville; one half brother, Jack Sturgeon and wife, Jan, of Wappapello; one granddaughter, Carmen LaNell Gravseth of Slidell, and one niece, Kelly Dunivan, of Poplar Bluff.
Visitation was held Tuesday, April 19, at Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden. Order of Eastern Star services followed. Funeral services will be conducted today, Wednesday, April 20, at 2:00 p.m., in the Bradshaw funeral home chapel with the Rev. James Hamlett officiating. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden. Bradshaw Funeral Home of Malden was in charge of arrangements.