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Mrs. Ethel Sexton
Born: 1910-05-23
Died: 2003-06-07
Visitation: 11 AM Tuesday, June 10 at Dowell & Martin Funeral Home Chapel
Funeral Service: 1 PM Tuesday, June 10 at Dowell & Martin Funeral Home Chapel
Interment: Berea Cemetery

Mrs. Ethel Mae Sexton, age 93 of the Berea Health Care Center, and formerly of Lambert Rd. in Berea, died Saturday, June 7 at her residence. She was born in Booneville, KY on May 23, 1910 the daughter of Ballard and Laura Bell Bowman Begley. She was a homemaker and a member of the Clay City Church of God.

She is survived by two daughters, Treva Jean Sumpter and Ruth Y. Williams, both of Arizona; one brother, Finley Begley of Kentucky; and one sister, Roxie Montieth of Ohio. Also surviving are four grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ambrose Sexton, Jr.; a daughter, Cleta Mae Bashford; three brothers, Aubert Begley, Ralph Begley, and R.C. Begley.