Opal Owens SextonPublished 10:58am Thursday, July 10, 2014
Mrs. Opal Owens Sexton, 90, a resident of Honoraville died July 9. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 11, at Union Baptist Church with Rev. Joe Leverette and Rev. Malcolm Butts officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Turner Funeral Home of Luverne directing. Mrs. Sexton was preceded in death by her husband, Theo T. Sexton; a daughter, Judith Sexton; her parents, Coley and Minnie Bell Owens; a sister, Merle Bell; and a brother, Clyde Owens. Survivors include six children, Melton (Joan) Sexton, Carl Sexton, Kathleen (Malcolm) Butts, Betty (Douglas) Butts, Tim (Barbara) Sexton and David (Pam) Sexton; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ersie Bell Mosley, Myrtle Cauthen, and Nellie Ruth Williamson; and two brothers, Hense Owens and Nelson Owens. Active pallbearers will be Ray Butts, Tommy Butts, Jason Owens, David Parrott, Justin Sexton, and Josh Heartsill.