Helen Marie Swan Sterling
Purvis, MS

Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at First Baptist Church of Purvis for Mrs. Helen Marie Swan Sterling, 86, of Purvis, MS who died Sunday, April 25, 2021.

Interment will be in Coaltown Cemetery.

Mrs. Sterling had a green thumb and loved spending her days taking care of her plants and garden. She spent many hours on her swing enjoying nature and visiting family and friends and took great pride in her home. She had her own sense of humor and always loved a good laugh. She was a good and faithful servant of the blessings she had been given. Mrs. Sterling was a member of First Baptist Church of Purvis and loved being with church family and being involved in all of the activities and serving meals. Ecclesiastes 3:1-8.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Sterling; her parents, A.W. and Jewel Swan; three brothers, Curtis, Wayne and David Swan and her granddaughter, Daphne Lauren Myatt.

Mrs. Sterling is survived by her two daughters, Regina Myatt (Ray) of Meridian, MS and Jennifer Ladner (Kenny) of Mandeville, LA; three sisters, Mary Lou Murphy of Purvis, MS, Iris Harrison (Cecil) of Brandon, MS and Carolyn "Donnette" Sones of Tickfaw, LA; a brother, Delve Swan (Betty Sue) of Purvis, MS; three grandchildren, Nathan Myatt (Heather), Natalie Gower (Paul) and Kennedy Ladner and four great-grandchildren, William and John Myatt and Savannah and Addison Gower.

Visitation will begin at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday at First Baptist Church of Purvis.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to be made in Mrs. Sterling's name to the charity of your choice.