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Ethel Sells, 86, Glasgow, KY (1934-2020)

Mrs. Ethel Joyce (Perkins) Sells, of Glasgow, Kentucky, formerly of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2020 at the her daughters residence in New Albany, Indiana. She was 86 years old.

The Funeral Service will be conducted at NoonCT on Saturday, December 5, 2020, in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main St, Burkesville, KY.

The family will receive friends on Friday, December 4, 2020, after 4pmCT, until the funeral hour on Saturday. By the Governor's orders, the visitation will be limited to 25 visitors.

She was born on Sunday, May 6, 1934, in Burkesville, Kentucky, the daughter of Tom and Maggie (Flowers) Perkins. She was of Church of Christ faith and a seamstress for Billco. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willie Earl Sells, whom she wed on Friday, June 6, 1952, 4 brothers, 6 sisters, and granddaughter Melissa Sells.

She is survived by her children, Audrey (Jimmy) Jackson of Clarksville, Indiana, Russell (Debbie) Sells of Glasgow, Kentucky, brother, Glen Perkins of Burkesville, Kentucky, grandchildren, Stacey (Tim) Webb, Jeremy (Amy) Jackson, Russell "Rusty" II (Jenna) Sells, great-grandchildren, Mikaela, Mackenzie, Leah (Dylan), Jacob, Kevin, Brayden, Kaylee, Ashlynn.

Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky is honored to be in charge of all the arrangements. Online condolences at

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Ethel Sells, 86, Glasgow, KY (1934-2020)

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