Obituary published Feb. 20, 2013 in The Mexico Ledger
Winona Gale Rainer, 54, of Centralia, Mo. entered into rest, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital, Columbia. She was born Jan. 22, 1959 in Columbia, Mo., the daughter of William Clyde and Gwendola (Morris) Sexton.
Survivors include her mother, Gwendola Sexton, Centralia; brother, Steve Sexton and wife, Patty, Paris; aunt, Ann Neal, Columbia; uncle, Dale Sexton and wife, Janet, Millersburg; three nieces, three nephews, also, great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, William Clyde Sexton; brother, Darren (Pete) Sexton and sister, Marsha Lynn Sexton.
She was a graduate of Paris High School, Paris, and a graduate of Jerry's School of Hair Styles and Cosmetology.
She served with honor in the United States Navy for 10 years during the Persian Gulf War. She was an accountant, also in charge of housing. Winona loved her family especially her nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
She attended the Parkview Christian Church, Centralia.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Fenton Funeral Chapel, Centralia. Officiating will be Rev. David Hartgrove, Pastor, Crossroads Cathedral Assembly of God Church, Centralia. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday evening, Feb. 22 at Fenton Funeral Chapel, Centralia. Interment will be at Sugar Creek Cemetery, Route DD, north of Moberly, Mo.
Pallbearers will be Wayne Brown, Jason Brown, James Haden Morris, Chad Shettlesworth, Steve Fendrick and Brian Wilhite.