Thomas Edward Sasser

Published 5:01 pm Thursday, July 6, 2023

Services for Mr. Thomas Edward Sasser of Bogue Chitto are 10:00 am, Saturday, July 8, 2023, at Calvary Baptist Church with burial at the church cemetery.

Visitation is from 5:00 – 8:00 pm, Friday, July 7, at Riverwood Family and will resume Saturday from 9:00 am until the time of the service at the church.

Mr. Thomas E. Sasser, 78, passed away July 6, 2023, at King’s Daughters Medical Center, surrounded by his loving family.

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He was born January 27, 1945, to the late Howell Sasser and Nellie Wallace Sasser.

Mr. Sasser was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, where he served as Deacon for 56 years; Copiah Lincoln Community College Trustee for 34 years where he served as Past Board Chairman and Past Board Secretary, Red Red Rose, SW Mississippi Forestry Association, Past VP of Lincoln Co Education Association, Past Co-Lin Foundation Board Member, Tree Farmer of the Year (2006), Col-Lin Alumni Association, USM Alumni Association, President of Co-Lin Institute for Learning in Retirement, and Sons of American Revolution.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Howell and Nellie Sasser; his wife, Annette Leggett Sasser; and son, Gary Paul Sasser.

Those left to cherish his memory are his son, Stanley Wade Sasser and wife, Tara; brother, William Stephen Sasser and wife, Gail; sister, Nancy Sasser Fenwick and husband, Billy; three grandchildren, Clinton Thomas Sasser and wife, Katie (great grandson, Samuel Carpenter Sasser), Steven Michael Sasser and wife, Jennifer and John Ryne Sasser and wife, Kaitlyn. He is also survived by nieces and nephews, William Edward Fenwick and wife, Jaime, Kelly Virginia Fenwick, Heather Sasser Gault and husband, Luke, and Stephen Scott Sasser and wife, Kristin.

Memorials can be made to The Thomas E. and Annette Sasser Scholarship at the Co-Lin Foundation.

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