Free Press Friday 13th May 1938 – Mr W G Sexton Goytrey
In our issue last week errors occurred in the record of the funeral of the late Mr Walter George Sexton of Goytrey who died on Wednesday Aprill 22nd at the Royal Gwent Hospital. The funeral took place on the following Saturday. The deceased had a kindly and unassuming character and was in his usual robust health until a few weeks of his lamented death. General sympathy has been expressed with his widow Mrs Eliza Sexton and family in their loss.
Friday May 6 1938
Mr W G Sexton Goytrey
The funeral took place at Goytrey Churchyard on Monday of Mr Walter George Sexton, Park View, Goytrey who died at the age of 56 on Friday. He leaves a wife Mrs Elizabeth Ann Sexton and a family of five, Annie, Elizabeth, Gladys, Ethel, and George.
Before the internment a requiem mass was said at Llanarth Court R C Church. The Reverend Father Brown officiating.
The chief mourners were Mrs A E Sexton wife. Miss A Sexton (London) sister. Miss A Sexton, daughter. Mr and Mrs Jones, son-in-law and daughter. Mr and Mrs Payne, son-in-law and daughter. Miss E Sexton, daughter and George Sexton, son.
The bearers were Messrs H Owen, H Reardon, W Jones and W Griffiths.
Floral tributes were sent by son and wife. Sister London. Annie, Ethel and George. Mr and Mrs Jones. Mr and Mrs Payne. Edgar and Mrs Jones. Mrs Wysome and family, Llanarth. Mrs Gale and children, Llantrisent. Mr Tom Williams, Llantrisent. Aunt Polly and family, London. Mrs W Jenkins. Mr and Mrs W Pictton, London. Mr and Mrs Hodges and Tony, Birmingham. Mr and Mrs Patterson, Yorkshire. Mr Mullis, Llanarth. Mr Curtain, Llanarth. Goytrey Arms. Mr and Mrs Kennard and Lydia, Usk. Cath Lyndon. Billy and Mr and Mrs Thomas and family, Llanfoist. J Watkins, Abergavenny. Mr and Mrs W Jones and family. Mr and Mrs Major, Pontypool. Mr and Mrs J and H Owens families. Mrs Morris and family. Mr and Mrs Hawkins. Mr and Mrs T Morris. Mr and Mrs Vimpany. Mr and Mrs Matthews. Mr and Mrs Stintchcombe. Mr and Mrs Sheppardson and family. Mrs Williams and family.
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