J. “Carolyn” Smith Sexton, 86, of Clarksburg passed away at Stonerise Rehabilitation in Morgantown on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. She was born March 27, 1935 in Hogansville, GA, the daughter of the late James Marvin and Opal Ruth Lowery Wallace.
Carolyn attended Christian Assembly in Clarksburg for several years. She spent forty-five years doing ministry volunteering. She was a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family and grandchildren as often as she could.
Carolyn is survived by four sons, Donald Earl Smith Jr and Deborah of Virginia Beach, Douglas E. Smith of Fountain Inn, SC, Dwayne E. Smith and Leslie of Tarentun, PA, and Daryle E. Smith of Senecaville, OH; two daughters, Deborah E. Smith Patchell and Harold of Moravia, NY and Darlene E. Smith Lynch and Roger of Buckhannon; step children, Terry Lee Sexton, NY, and Joyce Ann Villalobes and Eduardo of Simpsonville, SC; five grandsons, Harold Patchell, IV of Maryland, Daniel Coen, Justin Lynch, and Joshua Lynch, all of Lost Creek, and Zachary Smith of Tarentun, PA; eight granddaughters, Jennifer Blakely of Virginia Beach, Melissa Goss of Etewah, TN, Elizabeth Gearhart of Virginia Beach, Cassandra Coen of Buckhannon, Heather Lynch of Lost Creek, Brooke and Kelly Smith, both of Tarentun, PA, and Kaylee Smith of Ohio; as well as thirteen great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by two husbands, Donald Earl Smith and Alvin V. Sexton; two stepdaughters, Wilma Jean Sexton Richie and Pamela Mae Morris; and one grandson, Matthew John Smith.
Family will receive friends at Davis Funeral Home, 124 Olen Thomas Drive Clarksburg, WV 26301, on Friday, May 28, 2021 from 2:00 PM until the time of the funeral service at 5:00 PM with Pastor Fred Aves officiating. Interment will be at the West Virginia National Cemetery on Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 9:00AM. Online condolences can be made on Carolyn’s memorial tribute page on our website at www.Davisfuneralhomewv.com. Davis Funeral Home is honored to assist the Smith/Sexton family at this time.
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