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May 11, 1934 ~ November 3, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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Fred Sexton, age 89 of Oneida, TN, passed away on Friday, November 3, 2023, at the LaFollette Medical Center in LaFollette, TN. Born May 11, 1934, he was the son of the late Scholfield and Opha Sexton. He was a member of the Paint Rock Baptist Church in the Paint Rock community. Fred worked in the paint department of General Motors; and was a Veteran of the United States Army serving with the 82nd Airborne Division.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings: Ivanee Sexton, Willie Sexton, Ella Mae McQueen, and Milford Sexton; son: Freddie Wayne Sexton; and granddaughter: Amber Nicole Sexton.
Fred is survived by his wife: Janice Yancey Sexton; two children: Gary Sexton and wife Robin of the Paint Rock Community, and Jill Davidson and husband Eric of Crossville, TN; grandchildren: Amber Horne and husband Matthew, Macey Phillips and husband Dallan, Caleb Sexton, Jared Sexton, Jacob Sexton and wife Bailey, Rachel Kries and husband Steven, Anna Lowe and husband Devin, Katherine Telley and husband Darius, and Alexandra Sexton; great grandchildren: Kolt Potter, Gus Terry, Luke and Lillian Horne, Miles Sexton, Kensyton, Ezrian and Kailynn Telley; brother: Claude Sexton; sister: Mary Lee Sexton, and many other family members and friends.
Friends may visit the Sexton family on Monday, November 6, 2023, from 2:00 p.m. until time of funeral service at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Dean Barnes and Bro. Dilbert Terry officiating.
Committal service will follow in the John F. Sexton Memorial Cemetery in Oneida. Pallbearers will be: Dallan Phillips, Matthew Horne, Devin Lowe, Jack McQueen, Paul Stringer, and Keith Murley. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Kolt Potter and Eric Davidson.
Jones & Son Funeral Home is serving the family of Fred Sexton.