Sylvia Sexton, 80, passed away Monday, May 13, 2019 in Lubbock. Services for Mrs. Sexton will be 11:00 am Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the 1st Assembly of God with Pastor Tom Lakey officiating. Family will have a visitation starting at 6:00 pm Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Broadway Funeral Directors. All arrangements were made under the direction of Broadway Funeral Directors.
Sylvia was born November 15, 1938 in Levelland to Doil & Daisy Belk. She married Bernie Richard Sexton in 1952 and was a proud member of 1st Assembly of God. She worked for the Lubbock County Tax Title & Licensing Office for over 21 years and after retiring, began working at the Lubbock Sherriff’s office in records where she stayed for the last five years. Although a hard worker, Sylvia enjoyed square dancing, taking rides on the motorcycle with Don Scott, fishing and loved her church. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family and spoiling her grandchildren.
She is survived by two sons & daughters-in-law, Richard & Raylene Sexton, Jimmy & Debbie Sexton all of Lubbock; two daughters & sons-in-law, Cynthia & John R Mitchell of Lubbock, Debra & Danny Ipock of Abernathy; one brother, Dail Belk of Eureka, CA; one sister & brother-in-law, Gwen & Mike Shafer of Stephenville; eleven grandchildren; twenty six great grandchildren; four great great grandchildren; three great great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband Bernie Richard Sexton(July 27, 1977); one sister, Phoenda Cook (July 12, 1985); one great grandchild, Kendra Payne