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Billy Dean Sexton

Billy Dean Sexton, 75 of Buchanan, Tennessee, died Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

Billy was a machinist at a drapery and bedspread factory for around 20 years. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, was an artist, and attended Full Gospel Church in Paris, Tennessee. Billy could not sit still as he had to be working at something all the time.

Billy was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Nancy Christine Looper Sexton;  brothers, Harold and Doyle Sexton; brother-in-law, Bill Harbin.

Survivors include his wife of 10 years, Jewell Holloway Sexton; three sons; one step-son; four grandchildren; brother, Jerry (Marsha) Sexton of Bean Station; sisters, Fay Harbin of Morristown, Carolyn (Bobby) Jarnigan, Talbott, Sheila (Carl) Jones of Williamsburg, Virginia, Barbara (David) Aldridge, Bean Station, Wanda (Jay) Brady, Morristown, Yvonne Cooper, Talbott; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

A celebration of life was held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 26, in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Dennis Irby and Bro. Ronnie Holloway officiating. Also speaking was his brother, State Representative Jerry Sexton. Burial was in Worthington Cemetery.

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Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with arrangements.

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