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Tommy Sargent

April 20, 1940 — December 25, 2016

Tommy Cecil Sargent, 76, died on Sunday, December 25, 2016 at his home in the Bigbee Community. Born April 20, 1940 in Monroe County he was a son to Abe Rubel and Edith Nash Sargent. Attending Bigbee School he later married Nell Bennett in 1960. Prior to his retirement, he worked for Local #150 in Joliet, Ill. as a heavy equipment operator. A devoted family man, he cherished the time he spent with his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. He was a member of the Bethel Apostolic Church and he enjoyed playing pool, mechanic work, and fishing. Funeral service for Mr. Sargent will be at 3 p.m. on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at the Bethel Apostolic Church in Amory with Bro. Coy Hill and Bro. Larry Sims officiating. Burial will follow in the Jones Chapel Cemetery. Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of the arrangements. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Nell Sargent of Amory; one son, Jason Sargent (Koury) of Farmer City, IL; one daughter, Lisa Hill (David) of Amory; one brother, Henry “Buford” Sargent of Wren; two sisters, Ruth Basham of Hamilton and Barbara Jean Mitchell (Donald) of Becker; 9 grandchildren, Amber Cherry, David Ethan Hill (Amanda), Layla Sargent, Abram Sargent, Jacy Dean, Saia Dean, Meadow Sargent, Justin Dillard, Madalyn Pearson, and Chris Hand (Jennie); 5 great grandchildren, Hanna Cherry, Gabby Cherry, Micah Cherry, Shawn Renfro, and Kayden Hill. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a granddaughter, Serra Beth Pearson. Family members will serve as pallbearers. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time on Thursday at the church. Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 300, Memphis, TN 38148-0552 or to The Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th fl. New York, NY 10001.
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Thursday, December 29, 2016

11:00am - 2:45pm (Central time)

Bethel Apostolic Church

Tschudi Rd, Amory, MS 38821

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

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Bethel Apostolic Church

Tschudi Rd, Amory, MS 38821

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Jones Chapel Cemetery

MS-6, Nettleton, MS

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