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Ruth Ann Horton Sexton, 78, of Flatwoods, passed to her Heavenly home Wednesday, June 7, 2017, from the arms of her immediate family, at her residence.
Ruth was born July 20, 1938, in Johns Run, to the late Watt and Leetha Horton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Alene Horton Thomas; and two brothers, Walter and Junior Horton.
She attended Wurtland Church of the Nazarene and was an active member of the church and very involved with her family prior to an extended illness.
Ruth is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Bob; two daughters, Becky Sexton of Flatwoods and Debbie Williams and husband Jim of Ashland; s sister, Mary Horton Sexton of Flatwoods; a brother, Fred Watson and wife Caroll of Florida; three sisters-in-law, Mary Jo Horton of New Philadelphia, Ohio, Pam Sexton Shelly and husband Bill of Hamilton, Ohio and Pat Sexton Evans and husband Jim of Denton; and a host of family, nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 10, 2017. at Preston Family Funeral Home in Ashland with Pastor Scott Hill officiating. Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made in Ruth's memory to Alzheimer's Association; Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia; or Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.
Condolences may be sent to prestonfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Published on June 8, 2017
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