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Joyce C. Sells

Born: Tue., Mar. 13, 1951
Died: Tue., Jun. 4, 2013


5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Thu., Jun. 06, 2013
Location: Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Fri., Jun. 07, 2013
Location: Burkesville Baptist Church

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Joyce Sells age 62 of Burkesville, KY passed away on Tuesday, June 04, 2013 at Cumberland County Hospital. Joyce was born on March 13, 1951 in Cumberland County, KY to the late John Claywell and Clara Anderson Claywell.  She was a member of Burkesville Baptist Church, a lab technician for B.F. Taylor Medical Arts Building and Dr. Samuel Rice, treasurer of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, and secretary for WE CARE. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, Bobby Claywell, and two sisters, Robbie Claywell and Peggy Claywell.

Survivors Include:
Her Husband- Johnnie O. Sells of Burkesville, KY
One Daughter- Jetona Gore and her husband Jeremy of Cookeville, TN
One Sister- Geraldine Riddle of Burkesville, KY
Two Grandchildren- Collin Gore, and Lilly Gore both of Cookeville, TN
and a host of other relatives and friends also survive

Funeral Service:
Friday, June 07, 2013 at 2:00 P.M. at Burkesville Baptist Church, North Main St., Burkesville, KY with burial in Rose of Sharon Cemetery
Family requests visitation from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Thursday, June 06, 2013 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, and after 11:00 A.M. Friday, June 07, 2013 at Burkesville Baptist Church
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to
WE CARE, Burkesville Baptist Church Building Fund, or Rose of Sharon Cemetery Fund and may be left at the funeral home.

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Dale Claywell
   Posted Wed June 05, 2013
Johnny,so sorry about Joyce's passing.I have so many fond memories of her from,school days and growing up nearby.Such a special person!!!!

Dale and Linnie Claywell

judie garner and mike
   Posted Wed June 05, 2013
jonnnie . i'm so sorry, i have known joyce all my life, she is the best , i love her, may god b with u at this sad time.

Elwood and Patricia Anderson
   Posted Wed June 05, 2013
We are so sorry for the passing, but hold to the truth that she was here, shared our lives, and left with us joyous memories to treasure in the years to come. No more pain, now joining in the blessed multitude, to watch over you daily, the grandchildren forever, and to be forever in the corner of your hearts.

Ricki "Riddle" Miller
   Posted Wed June 05, 2013
We are So Very Sorry for Your Loss. May God grant you peace and understanding in this difficult time. Our hearts & prayers are with your family.
The Riddle and Miller families.

Cynthia Brenchley
   Posted Wed June 05, 2013
Jetona I am truly sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family

Margaret Weaver ( Previously Marshall)
   Posted Thu June 06, 2013
To Johnnie, Jetona, Jeremy, Collin, Lily, And all of Joyce's Family. Please know that each of you are in my thoughts and prayers. I know each of you as well as the community and all of us that had a chance to meet Joyce and know her, knows that she was an amazing lady that went to be with Our Lord. I know she is smiling down on each of us. I Pray that all are able to find comfort in the loving arms of Our Lord during this difficult time. I am very sorry that I am unable to be there with each of you. Hugs to each of you.
Love In Christ
Margaret Weaver

Barbara Keeton Coffey
   Posted Thu June 06, 2013
Johnny and other Family:
So sorry to read about Joyce. I have known her most of her life.
A special HUG to Geraldine.
Wish I could be there with you tomorrow.

mildred ballard savage
   Posted Thu June 06, 2013
I am truly about your loo sher was truly beautiful inside and out I will truly miss her as you will too my prayers are with you .

tony shelton & family
   Posted Thu June 06, 2013
dear johnny & family,
we are so sorry for your loss. We love you and you are in our prayers. What a blessing Joyce was to us. I know her faith has ended in sight!

hazel vaughn
   Posted Thu June 06, 2013
Johnnie, so,so sorry for your loss!! She was one of a kind,always so sweet. She will be missed a lot. May god be with you and your family....

Connie & Jerry Fletcher
   Posted Thu June 06, 2013
SO sorry to hear about the passing of Joyce, she was such a special person, we became friends going to school and gratuating together, she will be miss dearly. thoughts and prayer with the family.

Donna Hamilton and Larry Carrow
   Posted Thu June 06, 2013
To Johnnie,Jetona,and family,
My heart goes out to each and everyone of you in your time of loss.Joy was an inspiaration to all around her,she will be dearly missed. I just spoke to her on fb,monday,she was in good spirits ,but she always was,I had just gotten back from my brain and spine dr,in BG .,when I heard the ambulance go by I was hoping it was not her,but as it went back by and I saw you behind it ,I sent up prayers ,I went inside and fell asleep ,when I awoke,I looked on fb only to find she had passed,my heart sank,the tears they came,I cried myself back to sleep,she was a good friend and family member.She will truly be missed by many~All my love to you and the family~ Your cuz,Donna~

Rob and Carole Bass
   Posted Thu June 06, 2013
Johnnie we are so sorry for your loss and your families loss as well. Joyce was truly a blessings to all who spoke with her..You and your families will be in our thoughts and prayers

Sharon Bryant Cherry
   Posted Thu June 06, 2013
Prayers for your family.

Barbara Burton Page
   Posted Thu June 06, 2013
I'm sorry for your loss I didn't know her but I worked with you at Mallory's and I heard you talk a lot about her . Like I said I'm sorry for your loss.

noxie fletcher
   Posted Thu June 06, 2013
praying for the family Joyce was a very special person will be missed by all who knew her

John Chowning and family
   Posted Thu June 06, 2013
We were very sorry to learn of Joyce's passing. We extend our heartfelt condolences to Johnnie and all of the Sells family. Joyce and I were in the same class at Cumberland County High School - class of 1969. She was a very fine person and was very kind to our parents in her work in the local medical offices. May God bless all of you in this time.

Sandy Elmore
   Posted Thu June 06, 2013
Johnny,so very sorry for your loss Joyce was a really great person i thought alot of her she always had a smile on her beautiful face,prayers are with you and your family as the days to follow are going to be rough,hang onto to god!God bless you all,Sandy Elmore

Pam Scott
   Posted Fri June 07, 2013
Am so so sorry to here of Joyce's passing.We have lost a great women & Heaven has gained an Angel.Johnny.. We are praying for you & all thee family. If you need anything don't hesitate to let us know..God be with you & family

Judy Anderson Jones
   Posted Fri June 07, 2013
So sorry to hear that Joyce has passed. We had so many good times thru all our school years---we also spent many Saturdays together when her family made their trips into town. She will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her.

Donna Smietana, Chris Moon, & Hannah England
   Posted Sat June 08, 2013
Johnnie & Jetona, We are so very sorry for your loss. Joyce was a very special lady & she touched the lives of a lot of people. We pray God wraps his arms around you & you find comfort knowing she is in a better place.

Janis Jarvis Brunker
   Posted Tue June 11, 2013
I am so sorry to hear about Joyce, she fought this illines for so long. She was a wonderful person and will be missed by so many people. I am so sorry I wasn't able to be there with you folks, but you all were in my thoughts and prayers. I know what it like to lose a mate, mother and a dear friend, my prayers are with you all. Janis Jarvis Brunker.

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