Whitesburg KY

Rites held for Barney Sexton

Barney Gay Sexton, 57, of Maryville, Tenn., died October 20 at Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville.

Formerly of Payne Gap, he was a son of the late Charlie and Wanda Collins Sexton.

Surviving are his wife, Peggy Lee Sexton; a daughter, Ashley Nicole Martin and husband Willis of Colson; a stepson, Josh Cornett of Maryville, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Valerie Hensley and husband Brian of Maryville, Tenn.; three brothers, Cleo Sexton of Mayking, Stevie Sexton of Deane, and William Sexton of Little Colley; seven sisters, Gwendolyn Hall of Whitesburg, Francis Boggs and Shirley Sturgill, both of Little Colley, Wanda Faye Sturgill and Mary Boggs, both of Cowan, Brenda Collins of Smoot Creek, and Arlene Taylor of Ermine; five grandchildren, John Steven, Milinda, Alex, Jackson and Gavin; and a friend, Buddy Hatton.

Funeral services were held October 23, at the Little Colley Baptist Church. Burial was in Sexton Cemetery at Little Colley.

Letcher Funeral Home of Whitesburg had charge of arrangements.

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