Gwendolyn Lavon Sterling

February 15, 1928 – May 24, 2022

Obituary for Gwendolyn Lavon Sterling

Gwendolyn Lavon Sterling, born February 15, 1928, to the late Joseph Tate and the late Myrtle Daily. Gwen (Von as she was affectionately known) went to be with the Lord, May 24, 2022 at the age of 94.

She had been a faithful member of Rogers Memorial Baptist Church for 55 years.

Survivors, son-Hubert T. Sterling; stepdaughter-Gwendolyn (Chris) Sterling; grandson, Pless Sterling;; great grandchildren, Myron, Halo,, Aaron, Elon Sterling; Chiquita and Micheyla; grand daughter in law, Barbara Gadson of Atlanta Ga.; great-great grandchildren, Shamyra Sterling, Shanya Ragster, Milani Jackson; nieces, Benita (Kirk) Mudd, Cincinnati, OH, Frances Carter, Louisville, Ky, Mary Ruth Patterson, Nashville, TN.; dearest cousin, Fay, Della (Robert) Atkinson, Cincinnati, OH; and a host of relatives; special family friends, Mrs. Julie Armistead, Los Angeles, CA., Mary Ann Rhodes, Novella Miller and daughter, Rita, Flint Mi., Rev. and Mrs. Hugh Dixon, JoAnn Glenn, Jimmy Battle, Larry Thomas.

Special thanks to Hospice Care and Summitt View Facility of Rocky Top, Tennessee.

Family will receive friends, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Saturday, June 4, 2022 at Jarnigan & Son Mortuary; funeral service, 2:30 p.m., Rev. Kirk Mudd, Officiating.

Interment New Gray Cemetery.


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Receiving of Friends

June 4, 2022
1:30PM – 2:30PM
Jarnigan & Son Mortuary
2823 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914

Funeral Service

June 4, 2022
Jarnigan & Son Mortuary
2823 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Knoxville, TN 37914


June 4, 2022
New Gray Cemetery
2724 Western Ave, Knoxville, TN 37921