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James Russell Sexton
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Funeral services for James Russell Sexton, 68, of Mt. Airy, were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, with Steve Sexton and Greg Pruitt officiating. Burial was held in Flat Rock, Mich.

Mr. Sexton died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013.

Born Jan. 12, 1945, in Dearborn, Mich., he was the son of the late Willis and Goldie Jennings Sexton. He was also preceded in death by his sisters, Judy Nortman, Linda Lankford, Janet Sexton, and brother, Michael Sexton.

Mr. Sexton was a member of Old Nacoochee Baptist Church, and he was a forklift operator for 15 years.

Survivors include his sister, Reva Jean Childers of Ponce Inlet, Fla.; brothers, Stan Sexton of Monroe, Mich.; brother and sister-in-law, Steve and Elaine Sexton of Mt. Airy; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to “The Lord’s Help Inc.” for the Cornelia Soup Kitchen Fund, P.O. Box 3 Cornelia, GA 30531.

Those wishing to express online condolences to the Sexton family may do so by visiting

Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin.

The Northeast Georgian

Wednesday, November 20, 2013