Mrs. Phyllis Reed Sell, of Jonesborough, a devout Christian who spent many hours studying Godís word went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Monday, December 10, 2012.
She was a very giving, devoted and loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother (Meme) and friend. She had a loving, generous heart to friends, family, even strangers she came into contact with. One of her spiritual gifts was friendship and giving and always with a smile.
Mrs. Sell was a native and lifelong resident of Washington County. She was the daughter of the late Roy Hagan Reed Sr. and Della Reed Norton. In addition to her parents, one beloved son, Michael Reed Sell; one sister, Sarah Louise Reed; one brother, Roy Hagan Reed Jr.; also preceded her in death.
Survivors include her loving husband of fifty-one years, Frank Sell, of the home; daughter, Shannon Renee Sell, of Knoxville; two sons, Joseph Adam Sell and Barbara Toth Sell, of Jonesborough, and Franklin David Sell and wife, Vickie, of Jonesborough; two sisters, Margaret Reed Jones and husband, Allen, of Knoxville, and Janice Reed Lunceford; one brother-in-law, Marion Paul Sell and wife, Janice; one daughter-in-law, Amy Sell, of Johnson City; a step-father, Police Norton, of Jonesborough; one sister-in-law, Becky Reed, of Knoxville; eight grandchildren, Aaron Jamerson and wife, Kim, Lauren Kirkland and husband, Matthew, Alley Sell, Michael Todd Sell, Jordan David Sell, Ashley Lauren Sell, Jacob Adam Sell and Tori Amber Sell; two great grandchildren, Kamyrn McMeans and Nora Jamerson; and many very special friends.
She was a member of Boones Creek Christian Church in Boones Creek.
The funeral service for Mrs. Phyllis Reed Sell will be conducted at 8 PM Wednesday, December 12, 2012, in the Morris-Baker North Chapel. Mr. Dick Morris will officiate.
The entombment service will be conducted at 11 AM Thursday in the Monte Vista Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Hugo Cordova, Joe Morales, Sam Humphreys, Luke Whitson, Butch Carmichael and Allen Jones. The honorary pallbearers will be Jake Sell, Jordan, Sell, Michael Todd Sell and Aaron Jamerson. Minister, family and friends are requested to meet at the funeral home by 10:30 AM Thursday to go in procession to the cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 PM Wednesday prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to American Cancer Society or St. Jude Childrenís Research Hospital.
Memories and condolences may be sent to the Sell family via www.morrisbaker.com.
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Sell family. (423) 282-1521