Swain Funeral Home announces the death and funeral services of Richard Marlin Sellers, age 65, of Baxley. Mr. Sellers died Saturday, November 23, 2013, at his daughter’s home in Odum.
Mr. Sellers was born May 24, 1948, in Alma and was the son of the late Richard Arthur and the late Joyce Lively Sellers. He was a sales manager and a member of Harvest Chapel Church. Mr. Sellers is also preceded in death by his brother – Ray Sellers.
Survivors include his spouse, Sara Sellers and three daughters, Amy (Stephen) Spell of Baxley, Blair Courson of Hinesville and Rikki (James E) Clary of Odum; one brother – Randy (Agnes) Sellers of Baxley. He is also survived by ten grandchildren – Caitlin Branson, Catherine Branson Murray, Sydney Woodard, Jacob Ty Craven, Nathan Joshua Courson, Sara-Hayden Sellers, Ada Gail Clary John Taylor (Hailie) Clary, Decoda Clary, and Maidilyn Clary. One great-grandchild – Peyton Clary.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 26, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. at Harvest Chapel Church with the pastors Randy and Agnes Sellers officiating.
Interment followed in Omega Cemetery
Visitation was held Monday, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Harvest Chapel Church
The decedent lay in state at the church one hour prior to the funeral.
Active Pallbearers were John Thigpin, Bender Brown, Brian Sellers, Jimmy Hardin, Pratt Hill, Danny Hamilton, Jimmy Deloach, and Ray Dixon.
Honorary Pallbearers were members of Harvest Chapel Church, Greg Williams, Carol and Mickey Grainger, Linda Brown, Dax Brown, Brooke Brown, Tash and Devin Ramsey, Phil and Betty Jo Jenkins, Darwin and Glenda Crummey, Johnny and Karin Glynn, Bryan Courson, Members of Sigma Chi Fraternity, Don and Jane Aycock, Maggie Boozer, and the Bud Stoner family.
Musical selections were rendered by Lisa Jowers, Lauren Jowers Whitaker and Sara-Hayden Sellers
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to Harvest Chapel Church and Turning Point Worship Center in Jesup.
Funeral arrangements for Richard Sellers, age 65, of Baxley were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.