HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Deanie Mae Pate Sellers, 74, entered into her eternal rest Sunday evening, August 9, 2015 at her residence. A Celebration of Life service will be held in the Hephzibah United Methodist Church Thursday evening, August 13, 2015, at 7:00P.M. with Pastor Gale L. Seibert officiating. The younger of two daughters born to the late Eva Lillian Young Pate and the late Thomas Green Pate, Deanie was a native of Stapleton. After graduating from Wrens High School in 1959, she married and moved to Hephzibah, where she has made her home for the last 56 years. For over 50 years, she faithfully served her Lord and Savior as a member of Hephzibah United Methodist Church. Deanie retired after 30 years of service as a Certified Nursing Assistant from Gracewood State School and Hospital. Deanie had an absolute love for her family, especially her grandchildren, and was most content in their presence. Her lively spirit will be greatly missed by all who knew her. Deanie is also preceded in death by her daughter, Jackie Sellers; spouse, Horace Sellers, Jr.; and sister, Venera Green. Survivors include her children, Donna D. Sellers, Nancy A. Smith (Danny) and Christopher N. Sellers (Ayako); five grandchildren, Leigh Smith, Benjamin Smith, William Sellers, Eric Sellers and Michael Sellers; her church family; and many friends. The family will receive friends at Hephzibah United Methodist Church one hour prior to the services - from 6:00-7:00PM, Thursday evening, August 13, 2015. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorial contributions be made to Hephzibah United Methodist Church, 4431 Brothersville Road, Hephzibah GA 30815 or to Salvation Army, 969 Tebeau Street, Waycross GA 31501. For more detail, visit JamesFHWrens.com. James Funeral Home - Wrens, GA
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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Aug. 12, 2015