Marjorie A. Sexton

Died: Fri., Mar. 23, 2018


5:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Mar. 27, 2018
Location: Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Wed., Mar. 28, 2018
Location: Sideling Hill Christian Church

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Marjorie A. Sexton, 71, of Needmore, PA passed away Friday, March 23rd, 2018 at Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, PA.

     Marjorie was born in Needmore, PA on September 23, 1946, the daughter of the late Ethel A. (Swope) and Carl W. Mellott.  On February 20, 1965, she married C. Ellwood Sexton to whom she had been married to for fifty-three years.  

     Mrs. Sexton was a member of the Sideling Hill Christian Church in Needmore, PA, was a retired occupational nurse from the Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, PA and also was a registered nurse.  Marjorie loved sewing, her nieces, nephews and grandkids and helping with the McConnellsburg High School musicals.

     In addition to her husband, she is survived by daughters Erica J. Sexton of Needmore, PA, JoAnn D. (wife of Michael, Sr.) Chilcote of McConnellsburg, PA, sisters Erma Anderson of Harrisonville, PA, Eunice Booth of McConnellsburg, PA, brothers Lyle Mellott of Needmore, PA, Donald Mellott of McConnellsburg, PA, mother-in-law Mary M. Sexton of Needmore, PA, grandchildren Robert Shehan, Elizabeth Shehan-Hussein, Jonathan Chilcote, Michael Chilcote, Jr., Lindsey New, Chastidy Chilcote, great grandchildren Layne Shehan, Adam Hussein and nine step-great grandchildren.  Marjorie is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

     Visitation will be Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 from 5 to 8 PM   at Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, Inc., McConnellsburg, PA.  There will also be visitation one hour before the service on Wednesday at the church.

     Religious Service at Sideling Hill Christian Church, Needmore, PA at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, March 28th, 2018  with Pastor William Swope officiating.

     Interment at Sideling Hill Christian Cemetery, Needmore, PA.

     Arrangements were made by the Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, Inc., McConnellsburg, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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Barbara Guthrie
   Posted Sat March 24, 2018
Expressing heartfelt sympathy and offering a prayer, that God above will comfort you and ease the loss you bear. My thoughts & prayers are with you & your family during this difficult time with the passing of Marjorie. May she rest in peace in her heavenly father's home. Love & Prayers, Barbara.

Pam Young
   Posted Sat March 24, 2018
JoAnn, I am so very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family....

Ralph and Peggy Swope
   Posted Sun March 25, 2018
Sending prayers to all the family in the loss of your Wife and mother.

Pieter and Nellie Vels
   Posted Tue March 27, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time

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