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Leora Hicks Sexton
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Birth: Nov. 27, 1899
New Madrid County
Missouri, USA
Death: Nov. 19, 1977
Charleston
Mississippi County
Missouri, USA

From "The Weekly Record," New Madrid, Missouri newspaper, Friday, November 25, 1977, page 7; "Mrs. Sexton Dies," Leora Sexton, 87, died at 12:20 p.m. Saturday in Charleston Host House. She was born November 17, 1889 at Big Ridge to the late Jim and Molly Hicks. She married R. T. Sexton, who survives. Other survivors include R. T. Sexton Jr., Canalou and Bill Sexton, Schererville, Indiana, and three grandchildren. Burial followed in the Matthews Cemetery. Donald Sexton, Frank Harr, Earl Harr, Cletus Harr, C. C. Blankenship and Harry Perry were pallbearers.

Information gathered from Watkins and Sons Funeral Home: Lived at Canalou, West Township, New Madrid County, retired policewoman, lifetime resident of S.E. Mo., ill for several years, funeral November 21, Monday, at 2 p.m., burial in Matthews Cemetery in Matthews, Missouri, place of death was Charleston, Missouri, time of death was 12:20 p.m. on November 19, 1977.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Thomas Hicks (1869 - 1907)
  Mary Elizabeth Gregory Shaw (1872 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  Raleigh Thomas Sexton (1889 - 1989)*
 
 Children:
  Raleigh Thomas Sexton (1920 - 2006)*
  Bill Dale Sexton (1922 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Carlton Hicks (1890 - 1956)*
  Myrtle May Hicks Henry (1892 - 1973)*
  C D Hicks (1895 - 1974)*
  Vera Era Hicks Allen (1897 - 1976)*
  Leora Hicks Sexton (1899 - 1977)
  William Eugene Hicks (1903 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Matthews Cemetery
Matthews
New Madrid County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Bob Walls
Record added: May 23, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14387697
Leora <i>Hicks</i> Sexton
Added by: Bob Walls
 
Leora <i>Hicks</i> Sexton
Added by: Bob Walls
 
 
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 Added: Nov. 29, 2012
 
 
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