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1924 - 2018 In Memoriam Condolences
MARIE LOUISA SEXTON April 12, 1924 ~ January 2, 2018 Marie Louisa Sexton, 93, died Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018. She leaves her husband of 77 years, Ogden Sexton; her son Tim Sexton and his wife Berta Sexton; her five daughters Hazel Grove and her husband Sid Grove who predeceased her; Eva Nelson and her husband Sam Nelson; Susie Harris and her husband Chester Harris; Judi Papendick and her husband Rolland Papendick; and Amy VanMeter and her husband Dave VanMeter; 20 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren and 20 great-great-grandchildren. Marie was born in Eureka, California on April 12, 1924. In her early teens the family moved to Anderson, California where she met her husband Ogden Sexton. Marie was a devout Christian and used her many talents in the service of her Lord. By nature, she was a teacher sharing her expertise in sewing, nutrition, art, quilting, and Bible study. Through the years, she bought and gave away hundreds of Bibles and Christian books. Her favorite scripture was Psalm 119:165. She was a gracious hostess who always found room for one more plate at the table. She was deeply loved by her family and friends. Memorial gifts may be made to Holbrook Indian School, P. O. Box 910, Holbrook, AZ 86025. A Celebration of Life will be held on January 20, 2018 at 2:00 PM at the Anderson Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Published in Daily News on Jan. 12, 2018
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