YOUNG'S CHAPEL CEMETERY, Youngs Chapel Rd., GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE
SELLERS, J. L. 12 Mar 1936 12 Dec 2006 (h/o Linda Faye Riley
Sellers)(s/o J. D. and L. V. Alexander Sellers)
Obituary: The Giles Free Press 14 Dec 2006
Mr. J. L. Sellers, 70, formerly of Dyersburg and of Gary and Portage, Ind., died Dec. 12, 2006 at his residence in Pulaski. He had been a Pulaski resident for 18 years. He served in the National Guard from 1953-1956 and served in the United States Army from 1956-59. He was a member of the American Legion Post 279, Miller Beach, Ind., the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge Post 1900, Portage, Ind., and the Isaac Walton League, Miller Chapel of Portage. His work experience included being employed by Forcum Lanum, J. F. Foster, Aetna Decorating and Peltz Construction. He was a member of NW IN Carpenter’s Union Local No. 1005 and also, the owner of J & L Oaks from 1994-1997, Pulaski. He is preceded in death by his parents, J. D. and L. V. Alexander Sellers; brother J. D. (Pete) Sellers; and by a special aunt and uncle, by whom he was reared, Pierce and Evie Robbins. The family will receive friends Saturday, Dec. 16, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Young’s Chapel Church. A graveside service will follow with Eddie Rogers officiating. The Military Salute will conclude the service. The Rose of Sharon Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Linda Nee Riley Sellers; three daughters, Cindy Sawyers and husband Larry of Dyersburg, Jackie Karpinski and husband Mike of North Judson, Ind., and Kaye Mendenhall and husband Don of Pulaski; three sisters, Virginia Noel of Bells, Gladys McGaughey and husband Herbert of Marrero, La., and JoEvelyn Force and husband Bobby ofNesbit, Miss.; sister-in-law Lois Sellers of Smithville; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
SELLERS, Linda Faye Riley __ ___ 1941 12 May 2011(w/o J. L. Sellers)(d/o D.L. and Helmer Deloise Beaird Riley)
Obituary: The Pulaski Citizen 17 May 2011
Mrs. Linda Faye Riley Sellers, 70, of Pulaski died May 12, 2011, at Maury Regional Medical Center, Columbia. Retired, she was former co-owner of J & L Oaks and was a homemaker.She is preceded in death byher mother, Helmer Deloise Beaird Riley; husband of47 years J.L. Sellers; and great-grandson Logan Bryce Thompson. Funeral services were held May 15 in the chapel of The Rose of Sharon Funeral Home with the Rev. William Howard Smith officiating. Burial was in Young’s Chapel Cemetery, Pulaski. Survivors include two daughters, Jackie Karpinski of Judson, Ind., and Kaye Mendenhall and husband Don of Pulaski; father D.L. Riley of Olive Branch, Miss.; step-daughter Cindy Sawyers of Dyersburg; four sisters-in-law, Virginia Noel of Bells, Gladys McGaughey and husband Herbert of Marrero, La., JoEvelyn Force and husband BobbyofNesbit, Miss., and Lois Sellers of Smithville; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
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