Dorothy Helen Sexton
June 23, 1924 - September 20, 2008
Dorothy Helen (Bigelow) Sexton, 84 died Saturday, September 20, 2008 at 5:50 p.m. At Parkview Noble Hospital in Kendallville.
Mrs. Sexton was born June 23, 1924 in Kendallville to Donald & Gertrude (Barnhart) Bigelow.
On September 27, 1946 she married Warren R. Sexton, Jr., who preceded her in death on October 8, 1993.
She was a 1942 graduate of Kendallville High School and a 1945 graduate of Indianapolis Methodist Hospital School of Nursing. She worked on the staffs of Indianapolis Methodist Hospital, Riley Hospital, Lafayette Home Hospital, and McCray Memorial Hospital. She also worked several years as a private duty nurse in DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble, and Allen counties. She retired in 1983 from active nursing after a career as a registered nurse spanning over 30 years. She was a life-long member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Kendallville.
She is survived by four children, Julie & Jack Ramage of Somerville, TX; Carol & John Blume, Beth & Douglas Rohlfing, and Randolph “Randy” & Debra Sexton all of Kendallville. Also survivng are six grandchildren, Heather Rohlfing; Gretchen Ahmed; Travis Blume; Jason Blume; Matthew Sexton; and Jennifer Sexton; and one great grandchild, Mackenzie Blume.
Services will be Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. at Trinity Church United Methodist with Rev. Steve Brittenham officiating. Burial will be in Lake View Cemetery, Kendallville. Honorary casketbearers will be David Baker, James Britten, James McClure, and Sherman Strawser. Active casketbearers will be Jason Blume, John Blume, Travis Blume, Douglas Rohlfing, Matthew Sexton, and James Dazey.
Visitation will be Tuesday, September 23, 2008 from 3-8 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 S. State St. Kendallville and Wednesday, September 24, 2008 from 9-10 a.m. at the church.