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Obituaries

Obituaries

Margaret Jane Sexton 1924 - 2010 Lawrence

Funeral services for Margaret Jane Sexton, 86, Lawrence, will be at 2 pm. Wednesday at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow at the Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mrs. Sexton died Saturday, May 22, 2010, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born April 8, 1924, in Lawrence, the daughter of William Phillip and Mary Marie Burghart Moorman. She graduated from Liberty Memorial High School.
Mrs. Sexton was a homemaker, and had worked for The Velvet Freeze in high school and at Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant during World War II.
She married Robert R. “Bob” Sexton on July 5, 1945, in Lawrence. He preceded her in death on Oct. 15, 2009.
Survivors include a son, Terry S. Sexton and wife Kathy, Lawrence; a daughter, Connie S. Vogt and husband Terry, Knoxville, Tenn.; a brother, Edward W. Moorman, Dayton, Ohio; two sisters, Esther B. Jost, Omaha, Neb., and Mary Katherine Brubaker of Florissant, Mo.; two grandchildren, Christine Smits and Brian Vogt; and four great-grandsons, Duncan, Blake and Cooper Smits, and Phoenix Vogt.
Friends may call after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 12:30 p.m. until the service time
The family suggests memorials to Project Lively, sent in care of the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com