Whitesburg KY

Rites held for Lester Sexton

Lester Sexton, 72, of Whitesburg, died October 25 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Center in Hazard.

A son of the late Woorley and RosaƄnna Maxie Sexton, he was also preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Sexton.

Surviving are his wife, Phyllis Eldridge Sexton; a son, Wesley Sexton of Thornton; three daughters, Christine Sexton Bates of Sergent, Mary Ann Sexton of Low Gap, and Margaret Fugate of Mayking; three brothers, Harrison Sexton of Millstone, Forrester Sexton of Thornton, and Earl Sexton of Thornton; a sister, Helen Craft of Colson; and eight grandchildren, Kierra Bates, Jesse Bates, Avery Mullins, Isaiah Fugate, James Burke, Peyton Burke, Sophia Burke, and Bella Burke.

Funeral services were held October 28 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Sexton family cemetery at Thornton.

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