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Mary Sexton, age 89

Mary Sexton, 89, of Ward, Arkansas passed away on Sunday, January 23, 2022. She was born in Rosebud, Arkansas on September 19, 1932 to the late Effie Pegrun-Browning and Captain McKinnley Browning.

Mary is preceded in death by her parents Effie and McKinnley Browning; husband Arthur Sexton; and son Steven Randall Reaves.

Mary loved her family and the Lord. She was a longtime member of Deliverance Tabernacle.

Mary is survived by her children Christopher (Teresa) Reaves and Elizabeth Dianne Reaves; five grandchildren Denise Diaz, Dana Webb, Andy Reaves, Jon Reaves, Christine Reaves; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 31, 2022 at 10:00am with a service following at 11:00am at Sixteenth Section Cemetery located in Austin, Arkansas 72007.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service. 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400.


  • Kit and Sheena Carson Posted January 25, 2022 4:05 PM

    She will be so missed by so many of us. Lord hug and give the family comfort at this time.

  • william taylor Posted January 25, 2022 7:41 PM

    Love you Ante Mary. You will be missed by all of us.

  • Kerry Free Posted January 26, 2022 6:06 PM

    So sorry prayers for you all.

  • Gary Jackson Posted January 30, 2022 4:25 PM

    Will miss you Aunt Mary

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