Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY ~ EVERETT SELLERS
Everett SELLERS was born August 12, 1987, in Monroe county, Melrose, Iowa, and passed away in his sleep on the morning of
November 12, 1977, at his home in Mount Ayr, Iowa. He lived around Russell and Chariton in his early life. In June 1917 he
married Cora May SIMS of Russell, Iowa. Children born to this union were Virgil of Cedar Falls; Donald of Hanlontown; Burdette
of Washington, D.C.; Hubert, deceased; Robert of Swaledale; Mary Louise NOLTE of Goodell; and Carl of Jamestown,
In his early life Everett farmed in Lucas county, Russell, Iowa, until 1930. In 1930 he moved his family
to northern Iowa near Goodell where he was a very progressive farmer.
He lost his first wife in 1951.
In 1952 on
February 26 he married Gladys THARP of Des Moines. Following this marriage he and Gladys have lived in Des Moines a
major portion of their lives together. They moved to Mountain Home, Ark., then to Mount Ayr, where his life was terminated.
He is survived by his widow; five sons; one daughter; 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
services were held Nov. 15 from the Rhoades-Wilson Funeral Home with Rev. Norman NOBLE officiating. Kenneth BURRIGHT
provied music, accompanied by Mike GREENE. Casketbearers were Don PAIGE, Bob ETTER, Dan SANDAHL, Harold KASTER, Donald DAILEY and
Harold SELLERS. Interment was in the Russell Cemetery.
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