Bessie Lorraine Garretson Sexton

Published 3:59 pm Friday, March 25, 2016

Bessie Lorraine Garretson Sexton, 75, of Tobaccoville, died at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home Tuesday, March 22, 2016.

A native of West Virginia, she was born July 16, 1940, the daughter of the late William Floyd Garretson and Lela Lorraine Hooper Garretson. She was a homemaker.

Survivors: 2 sons, Curtis Sexton of Myrtle Beach and Michael Sexton (Maxine) of Richmond, Va.; a daughter, Rebecca Lynn Sullivan of Tobaccoville; 2 brothers, Johnny Garretson (Margaret) of Mocksville, and Arnold Garretson; 10 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by: a daughter, Drema Moser; and 4 brothers, Bud, Ed, James Sherrill and Randall Curtis Garretson.

A celebration of life service was held at 1 p.m. Friday, March 25 at Davie Funeral Service Chapel in Mocksville conducted by Pastor Margaret Garretson. The family received friends on Thursday. Burial followed in the Gardens of Memory in Walkertown.