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Mabel Coop Sells, 89, Cumberland County, KY (1931-2020)

Mabel Coop Sells, of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away Friday, December 25, 2020 at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville having attained the age of 89 years, 6 months & 12 days.

She was a Christian, member of The Burkesville Church of Christ, homemaker, and a seamstress for Bob Evans. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ruel Cordell Sells, siblings, James Coop, Alma Dyer, Pauline Price & Ralph Price.

She was born in Burkesville (Cumberland County), Kentucky on Saturday, June 13, 1931 the daughter of Arvin Otis & Dora (Melton) Coop.

She is survived by her Children, Doug (& Carol Ann) Sells, Deborah (& Thomas) Baker both of Burkesville, Three Grandchildren, Amie (& Joel) Eubank, Justin (& Amber) Davis, & Colton Baker, Two Great-Grandchildren, Madeleine & Bennett, several nieces & nephews also survive.

The Funeral will be conducted on Monday, December 28, 2020 at 11amCT in The Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home with Bro. David Eldridge officiating. Burial will be in the Burkesville Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 2pm Sunday until the funeral hour on Monday. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate contributions to The Burkesville Cemetery in her memory.

Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky in charge of arrangements.

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