Patricia B. Sturm

Patricia B. Sturm, 84, of Elkins, formerly of Buckhannon, died Saturday, August 3, 2019, at the Davis Medical Center in Elkins. She was born July 24, 1935 in Pricetown, a daughter of the late Robert and Virginia Cunningham Smith. 

Patricia was employed by Buckhannon-Upshur High School as a guidance counselor. She was a devoted member of the River Church of Christ.  She was also an avid reader.

Survivors include 2 children, John Mart (Kelly) Sturm and Rhonda J. Judy, all of Buckhannon; 2 grandsons, Darren Judy and John Tyler (Karoline) Sturm; a granddaughter, Kaitlyn Nicole Sturm, 2 brothers, Jerry (Nelda) Smith, Georgia, and Bill Smith, Washington, a sister, Sue (Bob) Reet, Florida, a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Robison of Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Sturm in 2005, a sister, Carol Faber, sisters-in-law, Beryle Calvert and Ruth DeVaul.

Friends may call at the Hutson Funeral Home, 500 E. Main St., Mannington on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. at the Pricetown Church of Christ with Rev. Mike Cunningham officiating.  Interment will follow at the Huey-Thorne Cemetery. Condolences may be accessed at


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