Wiley Lee Sexton (1938 - 2010)

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Wiley Lee Sexton
1938 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
Wiley Lee Sexton was born on April 30, 1938 in Clarksville, Tennessee. He was baptized at Lischey Avenue Church of Christ, Nashville, Tennessee. He died on April 18, 2010 at Wiliamson Medical Center Hospitall, Franklin, Tennessee at age 71.


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Wiley Lee Sexton

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Wiley Sexton was born on in Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee United States


Wiley Sexton died on at Wiliamson Medical Center Hospitall, in Franklin, Williamson County, Tennessee United States

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at Springhill Cemetery, in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee United States


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Sextons are from Ireland and England ( a few were Irish)

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United States of America


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at Lischey Avenue Church of Christ, in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee United States

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the dwell, in franklin, williamson County, Tennessee us 37068


Hume Fogg High School
Nashville, Tennessee


Owned and operated his own Plumbing Company since 1964

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Served in the Air National Guards as a medic in 1957-1958 in Nashville, Tennessee

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Went to Heaven April 30, 2010 in the Williamson Hospital in Franklin, Tennessee. He was taken to Huntsville, Alabama for his services.
Survived by his wife of 53 years, Patsy Evelyn Winfrey Sexton and four sons. Preceded in death his first son, Ricky Lee Sexton, survived by three sons, Randall (Randy) Wayne Sexton, Ronald (Ronnie) Lee Sexton and Rex Allen Sexton.
preceded in death by one brother, James Earl Sexton.
Survived by half sister Mary Jane Sexton and two Half brothers James Ray Sexton and Billy Ray Sexton.
Wiley was the son of Ordie Lee Sexton and the late Odessa Polly Sexton.
Funeral services will be at the Berryhill Funeral home on the 21st at 10:00 a,m,
with Brother Steve Parker doing the ceremonies. Cletus Stutzman his daughter in laws father spoke and his son Ronnie also spoke. His Grandson Parker sang a solo song that he wrote and his Granddaughter, Chrissy sang Amazing grace from Wileys personal hymn book. All eight grandchildren spoke briefly at the ceremony..Rylan Cox lead singing. and one of Wileys recordings was played with him singing, Why Me Lord.
Three sons Randy, Ronnie and Rex and One grandson, Chevy served as pall bearers.
After a beautiful ceremony, everyone was invited to the home of Jo and Houston Hicks for lunch with Delores Hill helping and many others.
Grave side military funeral services and Burial will take place in the Springhill Cemetery in Nashville, Tennessee.

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1938 - 2010 World Events

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In 1938, in the year that Wiley Lee Sexton was born, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1952, at the age of only 14 years old, Wiley was alive when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1971, at the age of 33 years old, Wiley was alive when on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

In 1981, when he was 43 years old, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

In 1991, he was 53 years old when on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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Mar 29, 1910 - Nov 28, 2005
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Wiley G Sexton
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Cleveland, TN
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Sep 9, 1901 - January 1985
Del Rio, Tennessee

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Tavie T Sexton
Jun 22, 1936 - Aug 15, 2001
Detroit, MI
Glenn W Sexton
Apr 11, 1937 - Dec 3, 1992
Bernard E Sexton
Jan 31, 1937 - Nov 20, 1993
New Buffalo, MI
Worley Sexton
Feb 21, 1936 - Dec 3, 1999
Mountain City, TN
Nola Sexton
Dec 9, 1921 - April 1984
Elgin, Tennessee
Elmer J Sexton
July 1938 - Jul 3, 1971
James R Sexton
Oct 24, 1909 - Jun 21, 2002
Martin, TN
George R Sexton
Sep 26, 1943 - Jun 3, 2001
Church Hill, TN
Buddy G Sexton
Dec 19, 1939 - Sep 4, 2004
Unicoi, TN
Norman Sexton
Jul 12, 1904 - July 1975
Blountville, Tennessee
Estelle Z Sexton
May 12, 1917 - Oct 4, 1996
Chattanooga, TN
Gracie A Sexton
Mar 7, 1928 - May 2, 2002
Forest City, NC
Glenn Sexton
Feb 21, 1944 - January 1981
Jay Sexton
Jun 21, 1894 - November 1978
Morristown, Tennessee
Alta Sexton
Sep 14, 1911 - Sep 6, 2004
Oneida, TN
Douglas M Sexton
Jul 21, 1942 - Jun 29, 2010
Maynardville, TN
Millard Sexton
Aug 25, 1901 - April 1973
Sneedville, Tennessee
Glenna Sexton
Jul 4, 1914 - Feb 14, 2005
Helenwood, TN
T G Sexton
Nov 25, 1946 - November 1988
Kenneth Sexton
May 14, 1939 - November 1974

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