Timothy Craig ‘Tim’ Sasser

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Services for Timothy Craig “Tim” Sasser, of Summit, were 3 p.m.Saturday, Dec. 19, at New Heights Baptist Church in Summit withburial in Bogue Chitto Cemetery in Bogue Chitto. The Revs. RickKennedy and Billy Howse officiated. Brookhaven Funeral Home onNatchez Drive was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Sasser, 49, died Dec. 16, 2009, at his residence. He wasborn in Brookhaven on Aug. 24, 1960, to James W. “Billy” Sasser Sr.and Charlene Herrin Sasser.

Mr. Sasser was a self-employed petroleum consultant withNewfield Productions of McAlester, Okla. He also worked throughStokes-Spiehler, of Lafayette, La., and was also the owner/operatorof Oilfield Finest 601 Hands. He was a member of New HeightsBaptist Church. He was a graduate of Bogue Chitto AttendanceCenter, Class of 1978. He was a hard worker and enjoyed cattlefarming and hay bailing. He was a good father and provider for hisfamily as well as enjoyed community service and mission work.

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Preceding him in death were his grandparents, Cassie and IreneHerrin, Vivian A. “Pistol” Sasser and Dorothy McClelland Sasser,Robert and Hazel Inez Bryant, John P. Nixon and Warren and BessieLou Moak; his uncles, Ray Sasser and Pete Herrin; his aunts,Shirley P. Wallace and Louise Cooksey.

Survivors are his parents, James W. “Billy” Sasser Sr. andCharlene Herrin Sasser, of Bogue Chitto; his wife, Kitty MoakSasser, of Summit; his daughters, Ashley Sasser and Hali Sasser,both of Summit; his brothers, Michael Sasser Sr. and wife, Sharon,and Billy Sasser Jr., all of Bogue Chitto; his nieces and nephews,Michael Sasser Jr. and wife, Wendy, Anna Sasser, Amber Thomas,Ginger Sasser, Natalie Sasser, Kaleb Hart, Kelby Hart, Drew Moakand Sykes Moak; his four great nieces and great nephews; hisbrothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Kevin and Betti Hart, ofSummit, and Bobby and Gerre Moak, of Bogue Chitto; and hisfather-in-law and mother-in-law, Monette and Peggie Moak, of BogueChitto.

Pallbearers are Drew Moak, Sykes Moak, Kaleb Hart, Kelby Hart,Michael Sasser Sr. and Michael Sasser Jr.

Honorary pallbearers are Billy Sasser Jr., Bobby Moak and KevinHart.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Callie’s Mission,P.O. Box 108, Bogue Chitto, MS 39629 or to Hospice Ministries.