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400 West Cherokee St
Post Office Box 428
Blacksburg, SC 29702
Phone: 864-839-2334
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Edith Sexton

Edith Kelley Sexton

Tuesday, July 16th, 1929 Monday, June 10th, 2019

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Obituary for Edith Kelley Sexton

Blacksburg, South Carolina -- Mrs. Edith Virginia Kelley Sexton, 89, of 683 Rockhouse Road, passed away on June 10, 2019, at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.

Born in Salem, she was the widow of Jack Sexton and the daughter of the late Hovey Kelley and Mollie Rowland Kelley. Edith previously worked in textiles and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Sexton are three children, Van Q. Sexton Sr., (Sybil), Vickie S. Campbell, and Kim S. Amick (Bill); her brothers and sisters, Lois K. Holden, Harold O. Kelley, Gladys K. Crowley, and Betty K. Moss; six grandchildren, Vandy Sexton, Chad Sexton, Alex Campbell, Billy Amick, Quinton Amick, and Zoey Campbell; three step-grandchildren, Chip Burnett, Charity Smith, Catherine Tann; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter, Arlene Francis Sexton, her brother, Billy F. Kelley, and her sister, Joann K. Swafford.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 13, 2019, from 2:30-4:00 pm at Antioch Baptist Church, 839 Antioch Road, Blacksburg, SC. Funeral services will immediately follow at 4:00 with Rev. Harold Beam officiating. Interment will be in Clingman Memorial Gardens. Chad Sexton, Alex Campbell, Billy Amick, Tim Franks, Keith Swafford, and Vandy Sexton will serve as pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to Antioch Baptist Church, 839 Antioch Road, Blacksburg, SC 29702.

The family will be at the residence at 683 Rockhouse Road, Blacksburg, SC.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, June 13th, 2019 | 2:30pm - 4:00pm
    Antioch Baptist Church
    839 Antioch Road
    Blacksburg, SC
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    Thursday, June 13th, 2019
    2:30pm - 4:00pm
  • Service

    Thursday, June 13th, 2019 | 4:00pm
    Antioch Baptist Church
    839 Antioch Road
    Blacksburg, SC
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    Thursday, June 13th, 2019
    Rev. Harold Beam
  • Interment

    Thursday, June 13th, 2019 |
    Clingman Memorial Gardens
    1219 East Cherokee Street
    Blacksburg, South Carolina
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    Thursday, June 13th, 2019

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Vickie, our deepest sympathy to you and your family during this time.Your mother is now home with Jesus for "Grace led her home". You are all in our prayers. Sammy & Vera Crowe.
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We give our condolences and send up our prayers. May God bring you comfort and peace through this time. I love you all very much.
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