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Carol Smith Sexton

October 26, 1935 - December 10, 2021

MURFREESBORO, NC – Carol Smith Sexton, 86, died Friday, December 10, 2021, at Vidant Chowan Hospital in Edenton.

Born in Goshen, NY of Bernard William Smith and Margaret Ryder Smith, she was a librarian at Chowan University in Murfreesboro until she retired.

Survivors include her daughter, Jean Sexton Beddow, and her husband Albert, of Amarillo, Texas; her son, Warren Sexton, Jr., of the home; sisters-in-law Mary Sexton of Lansing and Barbara Sexton of Northeast Maryland; brother-in-law Curtis Sexton of Ronda; and several nieces and nephews.

In order to honor Carol’s wishes, there will be no services at this time.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate any memorial gifts be given to Chowan University Hawks Haven, One University Place, Murfreesboro, North Carolina 27855 or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Sexton family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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