Obituary of Mildred Juanita Sargent
Mildred Juanita Sargent, 80 of Girard, passed away Tuesday morning, July 7, 2020, at Jerseyville Manor in Jerseyville, IL. Mildred was born October 6, 1939, in Sweetwater, TN, a daughter of William and Cora (Newman) Moses. She married Edmond Junior Emery in 1953 in Mo. and together they had 8 children. Edmond passed away in 1988 and she later married Eugene Sargent in 1989 in Illinois and he passed away in 1995. Mildred was a stay at home mom raising her children and making sure they were brought up properly. Her passion was collection dolls of all shape and sizes. Mildred enjoyed playing bingo, collecting Elvis memorabilia and spending time with her family. Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, Edmond Junior Emery, and second husband, Eugene Sargent, parents, daughter, Patsey Molohan, great grandson, and sister, Ruth Parrish. There will be no public visitation. Graveside Services will be conducted at 9:45 am, Friday, July 10, 2020 at Oak Hill Cemetery. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Palmyra. Mildred is survived by her son, Steve (Belinda) Emery of Auburn, IL, daughter, Linda (Roger) Gunn of Girard, IL, daughter, Karen (Michael) Peper of Jacksonville, IL, daughter, Joella Palovich Emery of Girard, IL, daughter, Donna (Gary) Taylor of Girard, IL, son, Eddie Emery of Virden, IL, son, Tony Emery of Girard, IL, 29 grandchildren, several great and great great grandchildren, sister, Betty Moses of Carlinville, IL, brother, Junior Moses of MO. Serving as pallbearers are; Joshua Peper, Roman Nowman, Shaun Emery, Anthony Emery, Eddie Emery, Jr., Blake Mason and MAtthew Gunn.. Memorials may be made to St. Judes or Alzheimers Foundation. Please visit www.davisandersonfuneralhome.com to leave condolences or light a candle in her memory. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Girard is in charge of arrangements.