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Junior Sexton

Originally published: Feb. 5
Last modified: Feb. 5

Mr. Junior Sexton, 80, of Jefferson, died Sunday, Feb.2, 2014, at his home.

Mr. Sexton was born Nov. 11, 1933, in Ashe County to Chester and Lear Sexton. Mr. Sexton was preceded in death by his parents, and two half-brothers, Johnny and Bobby Houck. Mr. Sexton was a member of Bristol Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at at the Badger Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Billy Joe Blevins. Burial followed in Jefferson Cemetery. The family received friends from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service.

Mr. Sexton is survived by son, Eugene Sexton and wife, Angie, of Jefferson; half-brother, J. R. Houck of Kannapolis; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorials may be made to the family c/o Badger Funeral Home, PO Box 139, West Jefferson, NC 28694.

Words of comfort and remembrance may be viewed or sent to the family through our website at http://www.badgerfuneralhome.com.

Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with Mr. Sexton's arrangements.

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