LANCASTER — Ethel Mae Newman Sexton, 87, of Lancaster, formerly of Jonesville, Va., passed away Monday at Ephraim Mcdowell Regional Medical Center in Danville, Ky.
She was a daughter of the late Lula Greer Newman and Oatie Newman. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Ewill Newman and Charles Newman; a sister, Mary Edwards; and a son-in-law, Henry Lee Stapleton.
Survivors include two daughters, Sue Doolin (Jimmy) of Lancaster and Linda Stapleton of Moorehaven, Fla.; a sister-in-law, Reeda Newman Johnson of Mentor, Ohio; four grandsons, Chris Doolin of Edmonton, Ky., Justin Doolin of Lancaster, Ky., Jeremy and Toby Holman, both of Moorehaven, Fla.; and a very special great-grandson, Baylee Doolin.
A Celebration of Life service will be 7 p.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home with the Rev. Tony May officiating. Graveside services and burial will be 1 p.m. Friday at Millers Chapel Cemetery in Jonesville, Va. Pallbearers will be grandsons.
Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Spurlin Funeral Home.