The former program coordinator for the veterinary tech program at Snead State Community College, Dr. Glenn Fowler Sexton of Guntersville passed away May 22, 2019. He was 77.
Dr. Sexton was born July 28, 1941, to parents William and Lucille McIntire Sexton in Irvine, Kentucky. He received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University and his bachelor of science in chemistry with a minor in biology from Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi.
Dr. Sexton enjoyed many years with an independent veterinary practice in both Greenville, Mississippi, and in Cleveland, Mississippi.
He later become the program coordinator and professor for the Veterinary Technology Program at Snead State Community College in Boaz.
At Jefferson State Community College in Birmingham, he became an independent consultant for the Veterinary Technology Program and also served Auburn University by presiding over the Healthcare for Detection Dogs Program.
He is survived by his wife Charlene Jordan Sexton; a daughter, Kimberly Sexton Cooper (Chris); a son, Stephen Glenn Sexton (Kelly); grandchildren Bradley Stephen Sexton and Lindsey Sexton Robinson (Joe); a great grandchild, Raeleigh Anne Robinson; a stepson, John Timmons Jordan III (Jennifer); grandchildren John Timmons Jordan IV and Julia Catherine Jordan; a stepdaughter, Marianne Jordan Wilson (John); grandchildren, John McLeod Wilson Jr. and Samuel Timmons Wilson; and a brother, Dr. William Bill Sexton (Christine).
He was preceded in death by a son Ronald Scott Sexton and his parents William and Lucille McIntire Sexton.
A funeral service was held at First United Methodist Church in Guntersville on Friday, May 24, with Rev. Billy York officiating. Burial followed at Crestview Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jack Sexton, Brodey Sexton, Bob Blankenship, Blake Huismann, Sam Wilson, Buddy Bunch, Gary Gray, J.T. Jordan, Carl Vella, Jerry Nabors and Chris Cooper.