Funeral services for Bennett Sexton, 79, were held April 24 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Sexton family cemetery at Sandlick.
A son of the late Ed and Esta Collins Sexton, he was born in Letcher County. He died April 22 at his home in Whitesburg.
He was a brother of the late Violet Marie Benton, Josie Collins, Hazel Lois Sexton and Susie Eddie Sexton.
He was a member of the Millstone Missionary Baptist
Church and was a coal truck owner and driver.
Surviving are his wife, Zelma June Sexton; a son, Kelvin Sexton and wife Teresa, Colson; a daughter, Janetta Barnett and husband Tony, Salyersville; five brothers, Marvin Sexton, Louisville, Buddy Sexton, Albert Sexton and Bruce Sexton, all of Sandlick, and Jackie Sexton, Isom; two sisters, Tish Mae Collins, and Barb Adams, both of Sandlick; and three grandchildren, Darrick, Eric and Haley.