CHERRYVILLE - Thelma Hull Sellers, 93, of 111 Harrilson Road, passed away Nov. 2, 2013, at Carolina Care Center.
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Born June 7, 1920, in Lincoln County, she was a daughter of the late Thomas Burgin Hull and Lizzie Hoffman Hull. She was retired as the owner and operator of Elite Beauty Salon in Cherryville. Mrs. Sellers was an active member of First Baptist Church since 1943; she was active in Foreign Missions and was a former Sunday school teacher. Mrs. Sellers was a loyal ambassador for her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and loved to tell people of His great love.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, Wayne Franklin Howell and Junious Worth Sellers; grandson, Scott Sellers and brother, Ray Hull.
Survivors include two sons, Tom Howell and wife, Frances of Edmond, OK and Jim Sellers and wife, Martha of Cherryville; three grandsons, Michael Howell, David Howell and Jonathan Sellers; six great-grandchildren, Katherine Howell, Reed, Riley, Emma, Sara, and Hanna Sellers; and two step grandchildren, Dana Dean and Lisa Ellison; two step great-grandchildren, Ellie and Emma Dean.
Visitation will be from 12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Cherryville.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Cherryville with Dr. Vince Hefner officiating.
Burial will be private.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Foreign Missions Fund, 301 E. First St. Cherryville, NC 28021.
A guest register is available at www.stameyfuneralhome.com.
Stamey-Cherryville Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Sellers.
Stamey~Cherryville Funeral Home - Cherryville
405 N. Dixie Street PO Box 427
Cherryville , NC 28021
Published in Gaston Gazette on Nov. 14, 2013