Newspaper: The Paintsville Herald
Date Published: Thurs. Oct 13,1949
JOHN SESCO DIES AFTER LONG ILLNESS
(79-YEAR OLD FARMER VICTIM OF HEART DISEASE)
John Sesco, 79, a lifelong resident of Van Lear,Ky., died at his home at 9:00 p.m., Thursday, October 6, after an illness of two years of heart diesease.
Mr. Sesco was born in 1870 in Johnson County, the son of Oscar and Margaret Webb Sesco. His occupation was that of farmer. He was a member of the United Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Harriet Sesco, one daughter, Mrs. Frank Reed, Boons Camp, and seven sons, Esau, Davisport; Paris and Ernest, Van Lear; Lemuel, Drift, Estill, Winifred and Elmon, all of Odds, Ky. Also surviving are three sisters and four brothers, Mrs. Rafe Mollett, Mrs. George Charles, Mrs. Johnnie Mollett, all of Davisport, Ance Sesco, Odds; Archie, from Ohio; Glover, Davisport, Ky., and Wesley, Inez,Ky. 30 grandchildren and several great grandchildren also survive him.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Sunday, October 9, at the Van Lear school house by Rev. Leonard Walters and Rev. Grover Fannin. Burial was in the Porter Cemetery, under the direction of the Preston Funeral Home.
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