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Kara Dawn Sexton

1968 - 2021

Bowling Green, KY


Mrs. Kara Dawn Saltsman Sexton, age 53, of Bowling Green, KY and formally of Glasgow, KY, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 25, 2021, at the Hospice House in Bowling Green, KY.

Kara was born January 29, 1968, in Glasgow, KY to the late Roscoe and Glynn Pardue Saltsman.

She is survived by her loving husband of 12 years, Joseph Sexton; daughter, Crystal Shepherd (Derek) of Glasgow, KY; sisters, Beth Saltsman (Jimmy Vibbert) of Glasgow, KY and Lori Jones (Scotty) of Bowling Green, KY; grandchildren, Skyler Milstead, Audrey, Bella and Jaxon Shepherd; nieces, Whitney Brown, Madison and Blair Correll.

Kara was a member at Lick Branch Presbyterian Church in Glasgow, KY. She had such a love for God and had an extraordinary amount of faith. Kara was a Registered Nurse and loved helping people. Kara had a love for being outdoors. She loved to fish, hunt, and go horseback riding. She loved to travel and watch the beautiful sunsets God painted in the sky. She loved her family, friends and loved cuddling up to her sweet dogs, Peanut and Gidget. She was an inspiration to so many and will be missed dearly. Heaven is rejoicing.

The family has entrusted Cone Funeral Home (1510 Campbell Lane) with arrangements.

There will be no public service. A private family service will be held on their farm.

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1510 Campbell Ln, Bowling Green, KY
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Sharon Smith

August 3, 2021 8:05 PM

Kara truly cared for her patients .
I am grateful I saw her advance from aide to graduation with her from WKU as Associate degree nurses . She has no difficulty now.
Praying for her family.

Angela Button

July 30, 2021 9:20 PM

Such a sweet lady and I know she will be missed. So sorry for the family’s loss.

Beth Faught

July 28, 2021 6:25 PM

So sorry to hear about Kara! She was a very special young lady! So lucky to have had Kara as a student in kindergarten. She and her family were always very special to me! Prayers for all!!
Beth Faught 

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July 27, 2021 9:48 PM
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Rebecca Huerta

July 27, 2021 7:49 PM

I met Kara when we took care of her father Mr Roscoe. I met most of the family the beautiful sisters. They are a beautiful family. Mrs Kara you were a beautiful person inside and out and will be terribly missed. I'm happy to know your no more in pain, I hated that for you. But your spirit will live on. Fly high Beautiful Angel. / Rebecca Huerta ❤️

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