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Ima "Delores" Sexton, 74, entered into her Heavenly rest on Monday, Jan. 16, 2017.
She was born March 7, 1942, the daughter of the late Oris and Nellie Walden Basil. She married Bobby Joe Sexton Nov. 3, 1959, and they were married 48 years until his death on May 27, 2008.
Delores was retired from Mallory Inc. where she worked 29 years. She was a member of Glasgow Bible Church and sang with the gospel group The Gospel Troubadours for many years.
She is survived by three loving children, Regina "Gina" Reid and husband, Russell, of Glasgow, Teresa Sexton, of Portland, Tenn., and Christopher "Chris" Sexton and wife, Christie, of Glasgow; three grandchildren, Spencer Sexton, Cody Sexton and wife, Brittany, and Courtney Sexton; one great-granddaughter, Ryleigh Sexton; two brothers, Gene Basil and James Basil, of Glasgow; and several nieces and nephews, including Pat Harper Bragg, of Cave City, whom she considered a sister.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Margie Houchens, Virginia Bunnell and Bertha Matthews; and three brothers, Lee Roy, Troy and Ray Basil.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 4 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Published on January 17, 2017
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