Fancher Gerald Sargent
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Mr. Fancher Gerald Sargent, age 88 of Jackson, TN, formerly of Grenada, MS, died November 22, 2012 in Jackson, TN.
He was born July 23, 1924 in Ackerman, MS to John V. Sargent, Sr. and Ada Catledge Sargent. He moved to Grenada in 1952 and worked for Grenada Grocery Company, Managed Hyman Building Supply for several years and was a Justice Court Judge. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Grenada where he was a Deacon, he was a Gideon and a sixty year member of the Masonic Lodge.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Stan Sargent; three brothers, John V. Sargent, Jr., George Sargent and Grady Sargent; five sisters, Glennie Sargent, Geneva Dacus, Gladys White, Geraldine Roberts and Gaynelle Sargent.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Minnie Lou Sargent; two sons, Fancher Sargent (Diane) of Jackson, TN and Brad Sargent of Jackson, TN; one granddaughter, Paula Sargent Vittitow (Patrick) of Little Rock, AR; two grandsons, Fancher Sargent (Carrie) and Michael Sargent (Ann Alece), all of Jackson, TN; two great-granddaughters and one great-grandson; one step granddaughter, Donna and her daughter, and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation was held Saturday, November 24, 2012 from 5-7 p.m., at Garner-Harper Funeral Home. Services were Sunday, November 25, 2012 at 2 p.m., at Garner-Harper Funeral Home Chapel. Interment followed at Woodlawn Cemetery in Grenada, MS.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Gideons or
Garner-Harper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, (662) 226-4711.
Garner-Harper Funeral Home
719 Main Street Grenada, MS 38901
Published in The Jackson Sun on Dec. 7, 2012