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Clyde Kenneth "Uncle Bubba" Sargent

Wednesday, May 4, 2005

Clyde Kenneth "Uncle Bubba" Sargent, 90, of Marshall, died Monday, May 2, 2005, at The Living Center in Marshall.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at Campbell-Lewis Chapel in Marshall. William W. Harlow and Rev. David Huck will officiate. Pallbearers will be Steve Shannon, Steve Rieth, Billy Thiel, Truman Hancock, Robin Baker and Mike Butterfield. Honorary pallbearers will be Charlie Eidson, John Huston, Harold Stoll, Don Thiel and Sam Igo. Visitation will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will be in Slater City Cemetery in Slater. Memorials are suggested to First United Methodist Church or Fitzgibbon-Mary Montgomery Hospice.

Born Oct. 20, 1914, in Beardstown, Ill., he was the son of the late Clyde Dresser Sargent and Christine Dena Sousa Sargent. He had lived in Saline County his entire life and received a bachelor of science degree in education from Missouri Valley College in Marshall. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a tech sergeant and presided over the Nuremberg Trials. He then was a school teacher at Mercy Academy, Mendon and Potosi schools. He retired as a field auditor for the federal government. He was a member of First United Methodist in Marshall and The Odd Fellowes.

Survivors include two sisters, Joy Lowry of the home and Gwen Piper of Hardeman; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Dora Julian, Winifred Beadles and Betty Stuart; one nephew and one niece.