Eileen Annalee Roberts Sexton of Halifax County passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. She was born in Wild Horse, Oklahoma on Oct. 27, 1921 and was 97 years of age. She was the daughter of the late Howard Eugene Roberts and the late Gertrude Roberts. She was married to the late John Franklin Sexton.

Eileen Sexton is survived by: her son, Mike Sexton and wife Gail Lynn Sexton of Halifax; four grandchildren, Angie Mock of Waco, Texas, Sandra Lea Sexton of Boca Raton, Florida, Jennifer Lynn Sexton of Boca Raton, Florida, Erin Kathleen Sexton of Richmond.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Alegra Sue Mock Sexton; one son, Billy Ronald Pointer.

A memorial will be held at a later date.

For memorials, consider a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, South Boston.