John Mack Sexton (1942 - 2017)


John Mack Sexton,75, of Independence, died Friday, September 1, 2017 at Alleghany Memorial Hospital in Sparta, N.C.
He was born in Grayson County on February 11, 1942, to the late Munsey and Birdie Lee Cassell Sexton.
Surviving are wife Gardella Brewer Sexton of the home; son David Sexton of Fries; step-daughter Gaye Cornett and husband Kevin of Independence; step-sons Tracy Anderson and wife Liz of Independence, and Rodney Hill and wife Vicky of Fries; sisters, Lucille Kirk and Lockney Kirk, both of Independence; brothers, Scott Sexton and wife Betty of Elk Creek, and Leon Sexton of Independence; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was held Sunday, September 3, at Mountainview Baptist Church, Independence. The Rev. J. C. Tolley and Rev. David Osborne officiated. The family received friends prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Independence Volunteer Fire Department: 329 Davis Street. Independence, VA 24348.
High Country Services is serving the family. Online condolences can be made at
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Published in The Declaration on Sept. 13, 2017