Mary J. Sellers

Dec 10, 2013

Loving Mother, Grandmother

CANDLER — Mary Jeannette Ward Sellers, 66, of Piney Knob Road, passed away in to the arms of the angels on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013.

A native of Buncombe County, she was the daughter of Helen Morris Ward and the late Clyde Allen Ward. In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Sellers and a sister, Joyce Shuttleworth. She retired from Sono Press with more than 20 years of service in 2007 and attended Bee Tree Missionary Baptist Church in Swannanoa. Mary loved growing flowers in her garden and reading, but her main concern and love was for her family. Her memory will be cherished forever.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by sons, Benjamin L. Sellers II and his wife, Vicky Sellers, of Swannanoa; Clifton Allen Sellers and his wife, Danya Sellers, of Candler; a sister, Judy Pack, and her husband Lee Pack, of Weaverville; grandsons; Tyler Sellers, Kaylee Sellers, Taegan Sellers and Abby Sellers; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Bee Tree Missionary Baptist Church in Swannanoa with Pastor Ronnie Edwards officiating. The family will receive friends at the church following the service.

Memorials may be made to John F. Keever Solace Center, P.O. Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.

Crawford/Ray Funeral Home is honored to be caring for the Sellers Family and words of comfort may be sent to

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