Born: August 11, 1940
Death: May 6, 2015

Joy Sargeant, formerly of Lowell, joined her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 6, 2015. She was met with open arms by her husband Dewey Sargeant, parents Raymond and Jeanne Johnson and brothers Ronald and Lee Johnson. She is survived by her daughter Liza Whittemore of Arizona; sisters Deanna (John) Corp of Sandusky, Linda (Ross) Scott of Sandusky, Jane (Russell) Logston of Bear Lake, Nancy (Doug) Murdoch of Dearborn, Janet Herzog of Frasier and brother Larry Johnson of Carsonville. Joy also had a hand in raising many Haitian boys, especially Jone Destine and Paul Valeory. And not to mention her very special friends Alice Bush, Darline Piere, Sharon Miles, Linda and Sonny Destine and the Ann Landy family. Joy was born and raised on a farm near Sandusky, MI. She was a graduate of Sandusky High School and Michigan State Univeristy, she were earned multiple degrees. Joy lived out her years serving the Lord with multiple missionary trips to Haiti and being an active member in many churches. She will be cremated and her ashes scatterd on Rodgers Pond of the Muskegon River, where she spent the better part of 30 years. There will be a Celebration of Life held later in the summer. Donations may be made to Haiti Missions of UMC, Advance GCFA, P.O. Box 9068, New York, NY 10087-9068, the Children’s Hunger Fund, 13931 Balboa Blvd., Sylmar, CA 91342, Vergennes United Methodist Church, 10411 Bailey Dr NE, Lowell, MI 49331, Snow United Methodist Church, 3189 Snow Ave SE, Lowell, MI 49331, or the Grand Rapids West International Church of the Nazarene, 1313 Bristol Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504.

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