Ina Lee Troxell Sexton, was born in Wayne County, July 6, 1931 the daughter of the late Willie and Mollie Daniels Troxell. She departed this life, Saturday morning, July 29, 2017 surrounded by her children, reaching an age of 86 years.
On May 8, 1948, she united in marriage with her late husband, Jack Sexton, who passed away, December 30, 1999.
To this 51-year union four children surviveRev. Don and wife Linda Sexton, Linda and her husband Glen Roberts, Debbie and husband Gary Bertram, and Jacqueline and her husband Robert Hogan.
Also surviving are two siblingsGrace Perdew and Ted Troxell; seven grandchildrenTim Sexton, Melanie Roberts, Janet Elam, Emily Roberts, Paul Hogan, Laura Hogan and David Hogan; three great-grandchildrenNatalie Elam, Jacob McNiel and Morgan Kendall.
She is preceded in death by her siblingsPearl Troxell, Earnest Troxell, Zora Dobbs, Joe Troxell, Brad Troxell, Claude Troxell, Robert Troxell, Frances Russell, Alfred Troxell and Junior Troxell.
She had accepted Christ as her Savior and was a member of the
Bethesda United Methodist Church.
A Service of Honor was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 1, 2017 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Don Sexton, Bro. Jason Elam, and Bro. Keith McKim officiating. Burial was in the Elk Spring Cemetery
Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on August 8, 2017