Barbara Annette Sargent, age 81, born April 10, 1938 in Blossburg,AL passed away September 9, 2019 surrounded by her loving family.
She is preceded in death by her parents Flora and A.A. Pearce, her brother Bobby Pearce, her granddaughter Leslie Sargent, her beloved son David Sargent, and her cherished partner Johnny Greer.
She is survived by her brother Jim Pearce (Carolyn), daughter Lisa Sargent, son Billy Joe Sargent, daughter in law Sheila Sargent grandchildren Elisha Lazenby (David), Miranda Payne (Steven), Amanda Melcher (Michael), Beth Hawkins (Brian), Emily Sargent, Zachary Sargent (Renee), great-grandchildren Turner Payne, Ava Payne, and Olivia Hawkins and host a family and friends . Barbara loved her family unconditionally and selflessly.
She raised 3 children as a single mother, she worked sometimes two jobs including as a security guard, a welder, and retired from Southern Research Institute as a purchasing agent. She loved animals, especially dogs, reading, bird-watching, gardening, and was an exceedingly creative person and talented seamstress. She will be profoundly missed. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.
A time of visitation will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. with a Celebration of life to follow at 11:00 a.m. at Crestview Memorial Funeral Home. Chaplain Deanna Smith will be officiating. Burial will be at Union Grove Cemetery.
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