In memory of
Dr. Kennith G. Sterling, Sr. PhD
Dr. Kennith G. Sterling, Sr. PhD, age 83 of Covington, LA died on Saturday, October 05, 2019, at in Plain, WA. Born, Tuesday, December 24, 1935 in Fernwood, MS to James H. Sterling and Vera M. Thornton Sterling. Survived by his Wife - Monita Fortenberry Sterling, Son - Kennith G. Sterling, Jr., Daughters - Virginia Diane Sterling Foreman, Judith Annette Sterling Sullivan, Brother - Wayne L. Sterling, Sisters - Mary Ann O'Brian, Peggy O'Quinn, Bobbie Padgett, Mildred Hong, Maxine Ross, Grandsons - James Sterling, Aaron Foreman, Granddaughters - Rachael Hirdes, Leslie Watts, Lindsey Sterling, Caleigh Sullivan, and 6 GreatGrandchildren. He was predeceased by his Predeceased Family Members: Father - James H. Sterling, Mother - Vera M. Thornton Sterling, Sister - Betty Revis, and Brother - James Sterling. Dr. Sterling was ordained into the ministry at New Zion Baptist Church, earned a PhD at the New Orleans Baptist Seminary, served at New Zion Baptist Church for 25 years as a Associate Pastor and Minister of Education. He began the Lunch Ministry for Seniors at New Zion, taught Demographics at NOBTS, worked for Camelia Hospice as Chaplain and was the Pastor at New Zion for 1 year. He loved golfing. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Service at 3:00 PM on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at New Zion Baptist Church, 17387 New Zion Baptist Church Covington, LA 70435. Visitation on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at New Zion Baptist Church. Interment in New Zion Baptist Church Cemetery Covington, LA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to New Zion Baptist Church Lunch Ministry or to the Building Fund. Share a memory on the tribute wall at www.ejfieldingfh.com.
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