M. Sexton

Obituary of M. Sexton

M. Margaret Sexton, age 83, of Waverly, Il. died early Sunday morning (August 26, 2018) at Heritage Hospice at Memorial in Springfield, Il.


She was born December 31, 1934 in Maxwell Township, Morgan Co. Il. daughter of the late Ralph and Fern Harris Peters.


She married Wendell Sexton on November 9, 1958 in Jacksonville, Il. and he survives.


Also surviving are her children, Laurie Sprague (Steve) of Auburn, Il., Angie Sexton of Waverly, Il.; five grandchildren, Darin Boggs of Waverly, Il., Mandee Bresnahan (Chase) of Piedmont, Mo., Danielle Kesinger (Josh) of Waverly, Il., Emilee Sadler companion Richard Conder of Springfield, Il. and Jacob Sadler of Waverly, Il.; twelve great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Patricia in infancy; one sister, Helen Henry; and two brothers, Edward and Donald Peters.


Margaret graduated from Waverly High School.  She was a member of New Life Baptist Church where she was very active in the church.  She loved playing the organ and enjoyed sewing.


Graveside services for family and friends will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday (September 1, 2018) at Waverly East Cemetery.  There will be no visitation.  Memorials may be made to New Life Baptist Church or Waverly Rescue Squad both c/o Neece-Airsman-Hires Funeral Home, 349 Tanner, Waverly, Il. 62692.  Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.airsman-hires.com.  Neece-Airsman-Hires Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.