Mistie Dawn Jensen – Purcell Register

Mistie Dawn Jensen died on May 30, 2024 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the age of 50 years, 3 months and 26 days. Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday, June 15, 2024 at 2:00 PM at McKiddyville Friendly Missions Church in Slaughterville, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.

Mistie was born on February 4, 1974 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Lance Dale and Dulcy (Humphrey) Sargent.

Her journey began in the embrace of Lexington, where she thrived and graduated from Lexington High School in 1992. They began a joyful union with Brian Townsend right out of high school and were blessed with the gifts of Victoria, Brian and Kaydence. Then, in 2009, Mistie and Monty embraced a new chapter with Monty Jensen, joining their family and nestling in the warmth of their shared abode within the Lexington community.

She pursued several professional paths, starting as a dedicated CNA postdoctoral fellow, eventually finding her place as a meticulous tax preparer. Mistie’s spirit never ceased to radiate compassion and goodwill and found solace in church, where she devoted herself fervently to youth ministry. Her church homes include McKiddyville Church in Slaughterville, as well as, in the past, Sanctuary Church in Lexington.

Her altruistic efforts knew no bounds, as she championed initiatives such as Feed The Children and led numerous nonprofits focused on uplifting children and families. A beacon of positivity and generosity, Mistie was known for her unwavering dedication to giving back to the community and advocating for those in need, especially children. Her expansive heart included not only her dear relatives, but also extended to her church family – a testament to her limitless capacity for love and connection.

Mistie was preceded in death by her mother, Dulcy Sargent; her stepmother, Edyth Sargent; and the father of her children, Brian Townsend.

Survivors include her father, Lance Sargent; her husband, Monty Jensen; her children, Victoria Melton and Bobby, Brian Townsend, Kaydence Townsend, Fay Jensen, Rick Jensen and Jesse Jensen; her grandchildren, Brooklynn Melton, Braelynn Melton and Willie Melton; her siblings, Lance Sargent, Jr., Walter Sargent, Cristie Cutting and Jeff, and Jenny Meigs and Eric; her best friend, Leslie Washam; her church family, and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

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