Dorothy M. Sexton Dorothy M. Sexton of Arlington, TX, a former resident of Neodesha, KS and Alvin, TX, died Nov. 13, 2011. She was 91. Visitation will be Thursday, Nov. 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Moore Funeral Home in Arlington, TX. Funeral services will be held in Neodesha on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 10 a.m. at PenwellGabel Loran Fawcett Chapel, 704 Indiana. Burial will be in the Neodesha Cemetery. The daughter of Vinton and Lola Thompson Reynolds, she was born Sept. 9, 1920 in Altoona, KS. She was united in marriage to Wayne S. Sexton on Oct. 19, 1940 in Independence, KS. They lived in Neodesha until 1970. With the closing of the refinery in Neodesha, they moved to Alvin, TX where Wayne worked for the chemical division of Amoco at Chocolate Bayou and Dorothy worked as food service director for the Alvin hospital. They moved to Arlington, TX in 1988 to be near their daughter, Judy Neill and her family. When most people start retirement, Dorothy, at age 68, took on her favorite job ever. She started working for Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington as a managerial in food service. She worked for Six Flag for over 20 years and was honored by Six Flags for her work and for being the most senior active employee. She was forced into retirement from Six Flags by a broken leg at age 89. Dorothy grew up during the depression, determined to never go hungry again. She started working in her teens and worked until she was 89 years old. She was always fearful of the next depression and was always preparing for it. No job was too little or she too good to do the work. She took great pride in her work ethic. She worked at the Ordinance Plant in Parsons, KS during World War II and during the Vietnam War. She also worked at Electra in Independence for many years. She did many other jobs in between. When they moved to Texas she enrolled in college and got her food service training and certification. She loved the challenges of food service. She loved to cook for family and friends. She was always looking for new recipes. Her favorite television shows were the cooking shows and the Gaithers. Dorothy kept in constant contact with all of the family members. She always had bits of wisdom for each of them. However, she was always there if they needed something. She was always helping someone in need. She is survived by her daughter, Judith Judy Sexton Neill and her husband, Dr. Robert Neill of Kennedale, TX her grandson, David Neill she was his Nanat and he was the light of her life and his wife, Libby, of Grapevine, TX her sister, Virginia Prosser of Neodesha several special nieces and nephews her many dear friends and not to forget her beloved cat, Jimmy, that she rescued from Six Flags. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Wayne S. Sexton, by her parents, her brothers, Joe, Charlie and William, and several special nieces and nephews.