Mary Ellen Sargent, 79, of Fort Smith, Arkansas passed away August 27, 2017. She was born June 5, 1938 in Paris, Arkansas.

She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, PTA lifetime member, Den Mother for Cub Scouts, and an avid Razorback and Rangers fan. She graduated High School at St. Anne’s Academy in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

She was preceded in death by her parents Francis and Mary (Gack) Becker, husband George M. Sargent, one brother Peter Becker, and one sister Doloris Bobbie Jackson.

She is survived by one son Michael Sargent of Hackett, three daughters; Judy Coleman and her husband Sonny, Jane Sargent, and Jo Beth Harris all of Fort Smith, two brothers; Joseph Becker and his wife Darlene of Paris, John Becker and his wife Joyce of Fort Smith, three sisters; Christine Schluterman of Paris, Imelda “Millie” Reber of Houston, TX and Elizabeth “Betsy” McAnally of Hot Springs, and five grandchildren; Nick Durham, Nate Durham, Jake Durham, Zach Humphrey and Van Harris.

Funeral Mass Service will be 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church 22 N 13th St Fort Smith, Arkansas with Cremation to follow.

Rosary will be held 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Lewis-Roberts Funeral Chapel 4817 Kelley Hwy Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Honorary Pallbearers will be her friends from dialysis of Fort Smith. Memorials may be made to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Ladies Auxiliary. To place an online tribute, go to