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Wanda "Claudean" Sexson


1925 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Wanda "Claudean" Sexson Obituary
WANDA "CLAUDEAN" SEXSON, 89, of Las Vegas, Nevada, formerly of Hemet, California passed away on Thursday afternoon in Las Vegas, from complications of dementia. Claudean was born in Wetumka, Oklahoma on July 18, 1925. She married Ralph "Dale" Sexson, a church of Christ minister, on December 29, 1942 in Wewoka, Oklahoma, and was a "preacher's wife" for over 50 years. She worked as a bookkeeper for Ortho Mattress for several years while the family lived in Torrance, California. While living in Hemet, she was involved in singing with The Happy Harmoneers and served as their president for 5 years. Claudean was always happiest when doing church work and singing. Her beautiful soprano voice will be missed. Claudean was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Sexson, who passed away on November 29, 1994. Claudean is survived by son James Sexson of Las Vegas; daughter Nancy Kurtik of Las Vegas; son Steve Sexson and wife Barbara of La Quinta, California; daughter Sandy McElroy and husband Neil of Las Vegas; foster son Jeff Carlson of Oxnard, California; 13 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, December 20, 2014, 11:00am at the Central Church of Christ on San Jacinto Ave. in Hemet, California, with minister Richard Counts officiating. Burial will be Monday, December 22nd at San Jacinto Valley Cemetery in San Jacinto, CA. Arrangements are by San Jacinto Valley Mortuary, 250 State Street in San Jacinto. Viewing will be at the Mortuary on Friday, December 19th between 4:00 and 6:00pm.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Dec. 18, 2014
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