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SEXTON, Grace Sexton

Source: The obituary is from a collection of newspaper (paper names not recorded) obituaries saved, by Fauniel Hershberger, during the 1950's, 60's, 70's and 80's. She was a life long resident of Fountain County Indiana.  The collection is now housed at Crawfordsville District Public Library.

ATTICA, Ind. (CNS) — Mrs. Grace M. Sexton of 303 E. Washington, Attica, a former West Lebanon resident, died at her home in Attica at 2:30 a.m. Friday (February 23, 1973). She had been ill for three years. Born in Marshfield, she had been a resident of Cleveland, Ohio, for 47 years prior to coming to Attica 4 years ago. She was the daughter of Thomas and Lillie Mong Sexton. She was married Oct. 14, 1942, in Cleveland, Ohio to Frank Sexton, who died in 1967. She was a graduate of Browns Business College in Danville, Ill., and served as secretary to the advertising manager of the Tropical Paint Co. in Cleveland, Ohio, for 40 years, having retired from there in 1962. She was a member of the St. Francis Xavier Church in Attica. Survivors include six nieces, Mrs. Sue Mycroft and Mrs. Doris Easter, both of West Lebanon, Mrs. Judy Jackson of Marshfield, Mrs. Sandra Shonkwiler of Attica, Mrs. Grace Edison of Benton Harbor, Mich., and Mrs. Lillian Schwartz of Chicago; and two nephews, Richard Sexton of Attica and Chester Sexton of West Lebanon. She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters. Services will be at the St. Francis Xavier Church at 10 a.m. Monday, with the Rev. Edward Matuszak officiating. Burial will be in the West Lebanon Cemetery. Friends will be received at the Dale Maus Funeral Home after 5 p.m. Sunday. Rosary will be recited there at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.   --typed by Walt W
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