Gerard C. Sangster
Funeral Date: 8/14/2010

Obituary:
Gerard C. Sangster of Warren, Arkansas, died Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at home. He was born October 4, 1920 in Warren, Arkansas, a son of the late Ernest Sangster and Carmen Bidaut Sangster. He was a graduate of the Warren Public School System, University of Arkansas at Monticello and the LSU Graduate School of Banking. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the Fishermanís Sunday School Class. He served as a captain in the United States Army during World War II. After the war, he organized and commanded the Warren National Guard. He worked at Warren Bank and Trust Company for 44 years, serving in several positions from teller to president and director. He was an avid supporter of several charities and was a member of the Warren Lions Club. He served on several boards including the YMCA, Chamber of Commerce and the Arkansas Bankers Association. At various times, he was an avid fisherman, golfer, horseman, cattleman and runner. He loved God, his family and his country. He was preceded in death by one daughter, Carolyn Sangster. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Helen Moseley Sangster, of Warren; one daughter, Patti Sangster Bryant, and her husband, Dr. Donnie Bryant, of Warren; one son, Dr. Michael Sangster, and his wife, Julie, of Little Rock; 6 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; one brother, Ernest Sangster, and his wife, Betty, of Warren; 2 nieces and 2 nephews and his personal caregivers. Funeral services were 10:00 am Saturday, August 14, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Gary Maskel officiating. Speakers were Carolyn Curry, Greg Harton and David Hargis. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Greg Harton, Carlton Davis, Gerald Burton, David Hargis, Jimmy Thomason, James E. Smith, John Little, Tommy Larance, John Cuthbertson and Bill Wisener. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Kerry Pennington and member Fishermanís Sunday School Class at First United Methodist Church. Memorials preferred to Arkansas Childrenís Hospital or the Donald W. Reynolds YMCA c/o Randall Herring, 207 North Main Street, Warren, Arkansas 71671.

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Name: Donna (Ozment) Raney
Message: Ms. Helen, Michael, Patti, and families, I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Gerard. I will be keeping you and your families in my prayers.

Name: Warren Bank West
Message: We are so very sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you all

Name: Cecilia and David Taylor
Message: Patti, we are so sorry for your loss. I love you and you are in our thoughts and prayers!

Name: Hugh & Brenda Quimby
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Name: Donald and Paula Hollingsworth
Message: You are all in our thoughts and prayers. He was a wonderful man and will truly be missed.

Name: French and Judy Wynne, and Leon Thornton
Message: Please know all of you are in the thoughts and prayers of your friends. Gerard was loved by many and will be missed dearly.

Name: Becky Quimby
Message: I am so sorry to hear that Mr. Gerard has passed away. I will be praying for you all.

Name: Marsha Harton
Message: I am very sorry to hear about Mr. Sangster. I always thought alot of him and know that he will be missed.

Name: Joanna Hudson
Message: Helen and family, Richard and I were so sorry to learn of Gerard's death. When I would go into the bank, he was always so sweet and nice. Helen, take care.

Name: Reba & David Grounds
Message: Helen & family, May God Bless you all. Gerard was a kind & special man. Our Love & Prayers

Name: Shelia Gannaway-Jackson
Message: My prayers goes out to the family. The lost of a love one is hard but with Gods' love everything will get better in time. Class of 1984

Name: Melinda Murphy
Message: Mrs. Patti, I am sorry to hear about the loss of your father. Please know that your family is in our prayers.

Name: LaDonna Shirey
Message: Please accept this as an expression of our deepest sympathy for the loss of Mr. Sangster to your family and to the community of Warren. He was a fine man who was much admired. Though in a much better place, his presence will be missed. Sincerely, LaDonna Waldrop Shirey and Bernice Waldrop

Name: Floyd and Norma Johnston
Message: I know how hard is to lose a husband and father. He will be missed by so many, know we are thing of you with love

Name: TOM ED WRIGHT
Message: I think memory is one of the Lords special agents, to remind us how quickly time passes. Sems like just yesterday I was collecting for his paper. Trusting that the Lord of al comfort will comfort you in this time of sorrow. Rev. T.E. Wright Luzon Island, PI

Name: Ricky Green
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Ronnie & Monti Bozeman
Message: All of you are in our thoughts and prayers at this time and in the coming days ahead. Our deepest sympathy is extended to all of you.

Name: Joyce Smith
Message: Patti and Julie- I am so sorry for your loss. May the Lord comfort you and give you peace. May your sadness of your loss soon be replaced with your wonderful memories of your dad and grandfather..

Name: terry myers
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Name: Ernie, Earline, and Pam Ferrell
Message: We wish to express sincere sympathy to the Sangster family. We shall always treasure his friendship through the years.

Name: Cheryl Green Crowell
Message: Michael, I'm so sorry to hear about your dad. My prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Jim & Ginger Anders
Message: You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Kenneth & Brenda McDougald
Message: Remembering your family in our prayers.

Name: David & Tina McClain
Message: Sorry for your loss of your family member.

Name: Tracy and Lory McClain
Message: Praying for your family during this difficult time.

Name: Dorothy Jeffers
Message: Mr Sangster was a wonderful man. He was the kindest. My thoughts and prayers are with each of you the family. With my deepest of sympathy.

Name: Tracy and Monica Nichols
Message: You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Noah and Pat Smith
Message: We are so very sorry to hear that Mr. Gerard passed away. He will be missed by all who knew him. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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Name: Baker & Edith Peebles
Message: Betty, Patti and all: Gerard was real GENTLEMAN. He will be sorely missed. God Bless. Baker & Edie.

Name: Mark and Kristin Weeks
Message: We are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Susan Roberts Donald W. Reynolds YMCA
Message: Thoughts and prayers are with our dear friend Helen and family. Active Older Adults Class.

Name: Billy & Tanya Waldrop
Message: We are so sorry to hear of your loss our thoughts and prayers will be with you.

Name: Prather Munnerlyn
Message: Our college days go back almost 70 years to ark A M at Monticello a small friendly campus. He was well liked and respected. Gerard left quite a mark on this world as did many of our students to the surprise of of some of our professors. He was a good friend of mine and enjoyed working with him in the commons.

Name: Jodie Jones
Message: My memories of Gerard date back to college and military days. He always had the respect and confidence of those who knew him. It was obvious that he would be a respected leader in his community.I am sure he will be missed by many friends .Jodie Jones

Name: Charles Landers
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Name: Alton & Betty Richard
Message: Michael, I was sorry to hear of your loss. Your dad was a special, special man, you were blessed by God to have such wonderful parents. I hope you remember me

Name: Julie Tillman-Hamilton
Message: Michael, I am so sorry to hear of the death of your father. I can honestly say knowing him all my life I have met very few great men like him. I remember him being there it seems like for everything we did growing up. You were very blessed. I will be praying for you and your family during this time.

Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: We were so sorry to hear of Mr. Gerard's passing. Our prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.

Name: Larry & Robbie Reaves
Message: Dear Family, So sorry to learn of Gerard's passing. We were out of town, but know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Fran and Ken VanDerZwalm
Message: We are so sorry for your loss. Your in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: RON MOSELEY
Message: HELEN,PATTI, AND FAMILY: WE WERE SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR DAD'S PASSING. I WAS IN A MEETING AWAY FROM HOME AND WAS NOT ABLE TO ATTEND THE MEMORIAL FOR GERARD, BUT KEPT YOU ALL IN MY PRAYERS. RON AND DEBRA MOSELEY

Name: Nancy McBee
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers and sympathy for your family.

Name: Diane Hudson
Message: My thoughts are with your family.

Name: Suzette Russell
Message: Just a note to let you know you & your family are in our thoughts & prayers during your time of loss Sincerely, Suzette Russell& Sue Woodard

Name: Julia Ferrell harris
Message: I was saddened to hear of Mr. Gerard's passing. May our Lord bless and comfort you in this difficult time. May He send you friends and family to love and support you when you need it most. God bless you one and all.

Name: Kelli Trickey
Message: Michael, I am so sorry to hear of your father's death. He was a very kind and wonderful gentleman who will be missed by many. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.