New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | April 25, 2019

Barbara A. Sturtz

Barbara A. Sturtz, 70, of Shacklefords, VA, passed away Aug. 11, 2018, surrounded by her family.

She was preceded in death by her father, Jack Hodges; sister, Patsy Gill; and brother, Whitey Hodges.

Barbara is survived by her husband of 50 years, Herbert Sturtz; daughter, Jeanette Best (Michael) of New Kent; two sons, Timothy Sturtz of Mechanicsville and Brian Sturtz (Becky) of King William; mother, Mildred Hodges of Barhamsville; two grandchildren, Austin Sturtz and Jessica Best; two sisters, Ruby Martin and Gloria Richardson; and many other family members.

A celebration of life service will be held at a later date. Tributes may be posted at