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Willie Earl Sells, 84, Cumberland Co., KY (1929-2014)

He was a farmer and a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran. He was a native of the Bow Community of Cumberland County, KY, and aa resident of Glasgow, KY, a the time of his death. He was the son of the late Jessie and Vinnie Garner Sells. His wife, Joyce Perkins Sells, survives. He leaves 16 direct living descendants
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Mr. Willie Earl Sells, age 84, of Glasgow, Kentucky, formerly of the Bow Community in Cumberland County, Kentucky, passed away on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at The Medical Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

Funeral services will be conducted on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 2pmCT in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY. with Bro. Raymond Castillo and Bro. Rob Speer officiating. Burial will be in the Chestnut Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 11amCT on Friday, November 28, 2014 until the funeral hour on Saturday.

Willie Earl Sells, 84, Cumberland Co., KY (1929-2014)

He was born on Thursday, December 12, 1929 in Clinton County, Kentucky, the son of Jessie and Vinnie Garner Sells. He died Sunday, November 23, 2014, in Glasgow, Barren County, KY, at the age of 84 yers, 11 months, and 11 days.

He was a farmer and a U.S. Army Korean War Veteran. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Melissa Sells, his brothers, Marshall Sells, Welby Flowers and Weldon Sells and his sisters, Myrtie Hoots, Abbie Hoots and Milbie Shepard.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Perkins Sells of Glasgow, Kentucky, whom he married on Friday, June 6, 1952, and the following:
  • His daughter and son-in-law, Audrey and Jimmy Jackson of Clarksville, Indiana

  • His son and daughter-in-law: Russell and Debbie Sells of Glasgow, Kentucky

  • His grandchildren, Stacy and Tim Webb, Jeremy and Amy Jackson, Russell “Rusty” II and Jenna Sells

  • His great-grandchildren: Mikaela, Mackenzie, Leah, Jacob, Kevin, Brayden, Kaylee and Ashlynn.
Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, Kentucky is honored to be in charge of funeral arrangements. Send a condolence to the family of Mr. Willie Eaal Sell

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