Centenary College of Louisiana - Yoncopin Yearbook (Shreveport, LA)

 - Class of 1938

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Of Ljreat t7r Lew ' skip In Arkansas, George Sexton chop- ped cotton with a lad named Joe Robinson, later to become United States senator and leader of his party in the Senate. He ran a cot- ton gin for Governor Eagle and picked up whatever farm work he could get, saving his money for education. The friendship with Joseph T. Robinson lasted through the lives of both. The depth of it is shown in this statement by Senator Robinson at the Centenary Centennial Celebration on Septem- ber 25, 1924, after each had reach- Terrell, Texas church built by George S. Sexton. The rising young minister — Doctor Sexton, taken about 1895. of her youngest child in his infancy. There were no photographers in the Tennessee hills. Frequently she ex- pressed her wish for a picture of George. The youngster of fourteen, hearing that a traveling photographer was stopping in a nearby town, took some of the first money he had earned working on neighbors ' farms in Arkansas and walked the seven miles to the photo- grapher to have his first picture made. She framed the tintype and it still re- poses in the original frame with the Sexton family.

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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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«SMS ed the meridian of life: " President Sexton is fairly representative of the faculty, the trustees and of the student body. His ex- perience has been broad; his faith is pro- found; his will resolute. Nearly all men are at times inspired to noble thoughts and courageous deeds. Few men are al- ways upright and unwavering in the per- formance of duty. Dr. Sexton, through all his days, has been a faithful follower of the greatest Teacher the world has ever known. President Sexton ' s dream and hope are to see Centenary College strengthened for service to civilization and to Christianity. That, indeed, is the dream and hope of thousands who owe in large part their happiness and success to the inspiration received at Centenary. May this dream and hope be realized. " George Sexton preached several years before entering college. He took his farm-earned money to attend Hendrix Col- As pastor of St. Paul ' s. ■ . —-c ,i .■: v v .■■; ' ■ •n ' -o ju J 1 i 5 I I I i

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