Debbie Lynn Sexton Obituary

Mrs. Debra Lynn Sexton, age 65, passed away Sunday, June 19, 2022, in Mena, Arkansas. She was born July 7, 1956, in Mena, Arkansas to the late Preston and Reba Rosson.

Debbie was a farmer by profession. She enjoyed gardening, canning, and cooking for others. Deb was an exceptional cook, being known for her wonderful peanut brittle. She had an affinity for animals, especially her horses. Debbie was one of the hardest of workers. She was often found tending to her animals and garden. Debbie was also known to be very attentive to her friends and neighbors, always knowing if one of them were sick or in need, bringing eggs, plants, food or whatever she felt was necessary. She was a very loving and giving person and will be greatly missed by so many.

She is preceded in death by her parents. Mrs. Sexton is survived by her loving husband, Doug Sexton; her daughters, Callie Powell of Mena, Arkansas, Sara Gallien and husband John of Springdale, Arkansas; honorary brother, Donnie Evans; honorary sister, Sue Babel; as well as a host of friends who are thought of as family.

Services for Mrs. Debra Sexton will be held 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 24, 2022, at Beasley-Wood Chapel in Mena, Arkansas. Visitation will be Thursday, June 23, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Beasley-Wood Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Arkansas Heart Foundation, 1701 South Shackleford, Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201.

Online obituary at

6-20-22 12:48 p.m. KAWX.ORG


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