Rev. Elmer Sellers

Obituary of Rev. Elmer Worthington Sellers

Rev. Elmer Worthington Sellers, 99 of Moneta, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at Carriage Hill Retirement Home. He was born on Sunday, November 28, 1920 in Wilmington, NC, a son of the late James H. Sellers and Katie Danford Sellers. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Tiena Siebert Sellers, two sons-in-law, Clayton Turner Richard Greene & a grandson, Aaron Turner. He was a retired minister having served numerous churches in Bedford County. He is survived by his sons, Glenn Sellers & wife, Gail, Raymond Sellers & wife, Janet; daughters, Linda Turner, Gloria Thomas & husband, Bev; his step-sister, Oretha Nevelle, as well as nine grandchildren & twenty-one great grandchildren & one great great grandchild on the way. The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Carriage Hill Retirement Home, The V.A. Home Based Primary Care Team and Gentle Shepard Hospice for their love, care and respect for our dad The family requests those wishing to make memorials to consider Gideon International, P. O. Box 791, Bedford, VA 24523 or Samaritans Purse, P. O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607. A private family graveside will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Glenn Sellers officiating. A memorial service will follow at a later date. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7 Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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