Samuel Jasper Sarrett, Jr.

Born in Bluff City, AR on September 28, 1929

Departed on January 4, 2021 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Samuel (Sam) J. Sarrett passed from this life to the presence of Christ on Monday evening, January 4, 2021. He was born on September 28, 1929 in Bluff City, Arkansas to Samuel Jasper Sarrett, Sr. and Mollie Etta Barksdale Sarrett. He was preceded in death by his parents, nine brothers, and two sisters. He is survived by his wife, Lawana Sarrett, and his three sons Steve (wife, Cathy), Mike (wife, Julie), and Doug (wife, Eve) along with 11 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

Sam served in the Army during the Korean War and was awarded the Purple Heart for his bravery in battle. Upon returning home from the war, he began working with the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and retired from Goodyear in 1974 to enter private business.

In lieu of flowers, would you consider making a donation to Young Life, a group committed to sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with young people? You can mail a check to Young Life, 1212 Knox Valley Drive, Brentwood, TN 37027. Or you can make a gift online, using the following link: giving.younglife.org/evesarrett

10 Comments to Samuel Jasper Sarrett, Jr.

  1. Susan and Ricky Forte
    January 10, 2021 5:18 pm

    Beautiful service to remember Sam♥️♥️
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Love and hugs to you all.

  2. Jan Baker
    January 10, 2021 9:12 pm

    Uncle Sam was a dear sweet man with a wonderful sense of humor and a man who loved and cared deeply for his family. I loved our phone conversations. We will miss him so much.

  3. Christine Ozanne
    January 10, 2021 9:20 pm

    Mr.Sam Sarrett was one of the best loving and most caring person that i have ever met! I was absolutely TRULY BLESSED AND TRULY THANKFUL to have met them and care for them! My heart was ALWAYS happy to be with them. I will always and forever keep him in my heart. I thank you so much God for Sam and Lawanna. 🙏 Now he can eat all the muffins,peanut butter crackers and tomato soup that he wants. I THANK YOU SO MUCH GOD FOR HIM AND LAWANNA! 🙏

  4. Mary Sweeney
    January 10, 2021 10:11 pm

    As one of Sam and Lawana’s caregivers, I had many opportunities to hear his stories and memories. As I listened to the grandchildren tell their memories, I was blessed to hear many of those same stories. Please know those stories were just as important, and loving memories to him as well! It always warmed my heart when one of “the boys” would call. I always knew (not by listening in) but by the happy in Sam’s voice and always the “love you” at the end. Sam was so proud and loved each and every one of you! And I know you were proud of him. And we all loved him

  5. Betty Little
    January 11, 2021 1:33 pm

    Sam was an excellent roll model Father and Husband for their three sons. He was kind to all who knew him and I will miss him when family functions resume.

  6. Carmen Henigin
    January 11, 2021 2:12 pm

    Goodbye, Papa Sam. I love you.

  7. Ed and Edna Allred
    January 13, 2021 11:43 am

    Feeling thankful and blessed for our special friendship with Sam and Lawana!

  8. Bill Womack
    January 13, 2021 9:22 pm

    I delivered meals to the Scarretts. They were the nicest people. I would give them Little Debbies along with there meals. Mrs Scarlett always liked anything choclate

  9. Nancy Pedigo
    January 15, 2021 9:33 am

    Sam Sarrett was one of the kindest men I ever knew. I am blessed to have had him and sweet Lawana as neighbors since 2005. He and I would “race” each Sunday to see who could get the newspaper to the other one first! He never missed an opportunity to pet and talk to my little dog, Nikita, and she loved him. Sam loves Our Lord, and while I miss him, I’m thankful he is in His Glory forever!!

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