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T I O N Sailing ° nd ba Ppy Sallie Gray Moseley ' s life from August 30, 1893, ' when she was joined in holy wedlock to George Samuel Sexton, has been devoted to loyal and loving service to every good cause which he espoused. She was his devoted and loyal companion, his counselor and in- spiration in time of crisis. For over forty years she shared his joys and sorrows with the same smile of love and loyalty, encourag- ing him always. She loved Centenary and like her beloved husband she has become an enduring part of the college in the minds of its friends. On this the seventeenth anniversary of the creation of the Yoncopin by George S. Sexton, the staff is proud to dedicate this the George S. Sexton Memorial Edition to Sallie Moseley Sexton, in appreciation of her great loyalty and enduring devotion to Centenary College.
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THE DEDICA « W «» Vi«!«i»4« " Doctor Sexton is gone, but the little wisteria-covered cottage on the campus which was his home in the final years of his life still is ' the Sexton home. " The Centenary Board of Trustees has given Mrs. Sexton a life interest in the cottage so that " Aunt Sally " may spend her remaining years in the home which she and " Doc George " occupied so happily together. As a physical memorial to Doctor Sexton, his friends and colleagues at Centenary launched a drive for funds to carry on the work in which he was engaged at the time of his death. The opening banquet of this campaign was a tremendous tribute to the man all had loved so well. At the speakers table are shown, above, Randle T. Moore, Dr. M. E. Dodd, President Pierce Cline, E. A. Frost, Westbrook Steele, Bishop Sam Hay, Bishop Hoyt M. Dobbs, George Sexton, Jr., and Arch Haynes.
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The tirst picture of George Samuel Sexton, made in Arkansas at the age of fourteen. 1 I " ! i! Oarli] l lft e George Samuel Sexton came into this world amid the desolation following Civil War de- vastation. He was born June 10, 1867, at Mid- dleburg, Tennessee, the son of James R. Sexton and the former Mary Jane Justice. The child who was to make his imprint so deeply in the lives of others became fatherless a few months later. The mother found it impossible to com- plete the task of rebuilding a farm home wrecked by war, and as George reached his teens, the family moved to the vicinity of Cabot, Arkansas. In the lives of all truly great men, accomplish- ments of maturity always reflect traits of char- acter revealed in youthfulness. Devotion to family, honor and loyalty for those he sought to follow stood out in the life of George Sexton, the man. The boy was a constant source of joy to his widowed mother. Her wish became his act, always. Mary Jane Justice had no picture George Sexton, (he young pastor.
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