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Lela Maxine Sexton

May 15, 1944 — April 19, 2024

Albemarle

Lela Maxine Sexton, 79, of Albemarle, passed away Friday, April 19, 2024 at Forrest Oakes Healthcare Center in Albemarle.

Maxine was born May 15, 1944 in North Carolina to the late Daniel Monroe Furr and the late Lela Pauline Furr Davenport. 


She was also preceded in death by husband, Ronnie Joe Sexton, brothers, Roger Daniel Furr, Larry Keith Shepherd, Marshall Monroe Furr, Joseph Carroll Furr, and Walter Ray Furr.

Maxine was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She loved gardening in her flower beds, and traveling to the beach. She loved Jesus and was very active in her church CCMP in Mount Pleasant. Maxine also enjoyed listening to Elvis and George Straight. 

The family will receive friends from 6pm-8pm on Tuesday, April 23, 2024 Hartsell Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 2pm on Wednesday, April 24, 2024  at Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefler Memorial Chapel, officiated by Rev. Don Burleyson and Rev Ray Johnson . Burial will follow at the Bear Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery at 22182 Canton Rd., Albemarle.

Survivors include daughters Margie W. Britt of Norwood, NC, Tracie R. Barbee of Concord, NC,and Teresa W. Stegall; brother, Darrell Furr of Albemarle, NC, step-son Scottie (Peggy) Sexton. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. 

Memorials may be made to The CUE Center, P.O. Box 12714, Wilmington, NC 28405 in honor of her granddaughter, Jordan Smith #bringjordanhome.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the Sexton family.



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Past Services

Visitation - Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hartsell Funeral Home - Albemarle

522 N 2nd St, Albemarle, NC 28001

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Funeral Service --Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefler Memorial Chapel

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Hartsell Funeral Home's Lefler Memorial Chapel

522 N 2nd St, Albemarle, NC 28001

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Burial - Bear Creek Primitive Baptist Cemetery

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Bear Creek Primitive Baptist Church

22182 Canton Rd, Albemarle, NC 28001

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