Shirley M. Sargent

Oct. 10, 1952-Jan. 22, 2020


Shirley M. Sargent of Crawfordsville passed away Wednesday morning, Jan. 22, 2020, at home. She was 67.

Mrs. Sargent was a member of the First Assembly of God, first in Rensselaer and later in Morocco, Indiana. She was a homemaker and housekeeper for the Newton County Council on Aging. She liked to collect baskets and put up Christmas decorations.

Born Oct. 10, 1952, at Gary, Indiana, she was the daughter of Carl E. Andis and Marjorie L. Lowe Andis. She attended elementary school at Mount Ayr, where she was a cheerleader, then Morocco High School. She married Hale Sargent on April 19, 1974, at Morocco. He survives.

Surviving family includes: husband Hale Sargent of Crawfordsville; grandson Dakota Martin of Rensselaer; two sisters, Pat Brammer of Kentland and Linda Bounty of Lafayette; five half-sisters, Sandra Belt of Kentucky, Linda Colee of West Lafayette, Debra Hall of Union, Missouri, Nina Pipes of Kentland and Brenda Whicker of North Vernon; and half-brother David Denton of Missouri.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter Patricia L. Martin; half-brother Jack; and step-brother Norm Smits.

There will not be any public visitation or service. Her family will hold a private graveside service at the Oakland Cemetery in Morocco, Indiana. Arrangements were made through Burkhart Funeral Home, Crawfordsville.


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