Sarah Nugent, Checotah resident, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 in Henryetta, Oklahoma at the age of 85.
She was born on Saturday, Sept. 29, 1934 to John Franklin and Sarah (Clark) Robinson in Hope, Arkansas. She received her formal education in Hope, graduating from Hope High School in 1952.
Sarah met William Nugent and they were united in marriage on Saturday, May 19, 1956 in Phoenix, Arizona. From this union three sons were born, William, John and Larry, eight grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Sarah worked in the nursing home and at the school.
She was a loving grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
She loved to raise chickens and let the grandchildren help feed them.
Crocheting and visiting with old high school friends from Hope, Arkansas brought her great joy. Working in her vegetable and flower garden kept her busy as well as her little dog “Jake.”
She loved the Lord, loved attending church and cherished her church family.
Sarah was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Nugent (August 28, 2003); her two brothers, John and Frank Robinson and one sister, Sue Edmondson.
She is lovingly survived by her sons, William E. Nugent and his wife Belinda of Checotah, John D. Nugent and his wife Tressia of Shawnee, and Larry Nugent of Muskogee; her grandchildren, Kyle Nugent and his wife Katelyn of Checotah, Kayla Forbes and her husband Jarad of Muskogee, Zach Nugent and his wife Hayley of Checotah, Gregory Nugent and his wife Kandie of Shawnee, Sean Nugent and his wife Christine of Lake Placid, Fla., Danny Campbell and his wife Alisha of Ft. Gibson, Okla., Brittney Litle and her husband Brad and Cody Nugent all of Shawnee, Okla.
Sarah is also survived by 15 greatgrandchildren; her two sisters, Barbara Robinson and Betty Parmer and her husband Henry as well as other extended family and a lifetime of friends.
Services celebrating the life of Sarah were held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, 2020 at Westside Free Will Baptist Church with Reverend Joel Kercher and Reverend Raymond Coats officiating. Committal prayers and interment followed in Greenlawn Cemetery under the personal direction of John Garrett.
Kyle Nugent, Zach Nugent, Danny Campbell, Cody Nugent, Greg Nugent and Sean Nugent served as Casket Bearers.
You may share online condolences with Sarah’s family at www.garrettfamilyfuneralhome.com. The family of Sarah Ester Nugent entrusted her care, services and burial to John and Kim Garrett and the dedicated staff of Garrett Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 311 SW 2nd Checotah, OK 74426 (918) 473-2244.