First Posted: 12/28/2008

MOUNT AIRY Ms. Myrtle Mae White Sexton, 88, of Mount Airy, passed away Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at Golden Living Center. Ms. Sexton was born in Surry County April 14, 1920, to Benton and Mamie Creed White. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be dearly missed by all her loving family. Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Mary and Junior Goins and Ginger and Joe Quesinberry, all of Mount Airy; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers and four sisters-in-law, Benny White of Mount Airy, Johnny and Ola White of Dobson, Nell White, Erdine White and Virginia White, all of Mount Airy; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Ms. Sexton was preceded in death by a sister, Anna Venable Quesinberry; and three brothers, Gurney White, Harvey White and Howard White. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2008, at Little Mountain Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. Billy Watson and Dr. Craig Edwards. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home. The family would like to express its sincere gratitude to the staff of Golden Living Center for the wonderful care given to Ms. Sexton during her stay there. Online condolences may be made at

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