Wilburn Eugene's Story
Wilburn Eugene (Gene) Sexton, 81, of Glasgow, passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at T.J. Samson Community Hospital. He was a son of the late Joseph Edward Sexton and Minnie Mae Wilson Sexton.
He was a mechanic and musician and played for many local gospel groups including Gospel Aires, Edmonton Quartet, Faith Singers, Temple Trio and Grace Union Quartet. He was a member of Prices Creek Missionary Baptist Church but was attending Browders Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Doris Roena Gibson Sexton; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Harbert Sexton, Freeman Sexton and Thurman Sexton; one step-brother, Paul Shirley; and three sisters, Lena Wilson, Christine Clemmons and Carrie Murrel Shaw.
Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home, with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation will be after 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.