BiographyFuneral services for Mrs. Opal Ayers Sexton, age 80, will be held Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 2:00 PM in the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel, Springhill, LA with Rev. Todd Pickard officiating. Interment will follow in Springhill Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home.
Visitation will begin Friday at 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Mrs. Sexton was born May 15, 1933 in Coushatta, LA to Herbert William and Carrie Ruby Ward Ayers and passed away September 3, 2013 in Sarepta, LA. She was a resident of Sarepta, LA and a former resident of Springhill, LA. Mrs. Sexton was a member of the Baptist faith and a homemaker. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She is survived by her husband, of 64 years, Troy M. Sexton; daughter, Wanda Lee and husband, Gary of Aurora, CO; son, Charles Sexton and wife, Karen of Mooringsport, LA; grandchildren, Michael Lee, Justin Lee and wife, Amber, Rachel Baird and husband, James, Steven Sexton, Charity Charest and husband, Jason, Bridget Sexton; great grandchildren, Joshua, Gabriel, Ryan, Samantha, Kaitlyn, Alexander, Emma; sister-in-law, Vern Ayers of Springhill and a host of nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Sexton was preceded in death by her parents; son, Terrell Lane Sexton; sisters, Marie Ballard, Theda Page, Juanita Sullivan, Lorie Blackwell and brother, Bill Ayers.
Serving as pallbearers will be Michael Lee, Justin Lee, Steven Sexton, Troy Ballard, Jonathan Bethany, Tommy Ayers and Phil Doty.
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