AMORY — William Thaniel “Sarge” Sargent, 83, died July 7, 2019, at his residence. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home, with Jim Manley and Matt Long officiating. Burial will follow at Haughton Memorial Park. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Sargent was born April 29, 1936, in Shannon, to the late Archie and Inez Hester Sargent. He was formerly employed as a heavy equipment operator with TVA, a construction manager with various oil rig sites, and a road manager with Monroe County. He was a member of Cason Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Rea Sargent; daughter, Patricia Ann Sargent; and brothers, Doyle and Billy Sargent, and twin brother, George Daniel Sargent. He is survived by his sons, William Anthony Sargent, Robert Earl Sargent and Michael Sargent, all of Amory; sister, Peggy Sargent Todd of Amory; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Alex Sargent, Gunnar Gray, Rick Stovall, Matt Wilson, Neal Sargent, William Bishop, Daniel Bishop and Austin Harris. Memorials may be made to Lebonheur Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 42048, Memphis, TN 38174.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on July 9, 2019
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