Betty Jean Holmes Sellars, 93 of Leland, NC went to be with our Lord and Savior on January 19, 2022. Born on November 23, 1928 Betty was the loving daughter of the late Rossie C. Holmes and Mildred T. Holmes and the sister of the late Thomas Holmes of Leland, NC.
Betty was a long-time member of the First Baptist Church of Leland where she taught Sunday school for many years. She was a volunteer of the Leland Rescue Squad during the late 70’s and owned and operated her own salon that served many members of the community. She was a matriarch of the Leland community and was loved by all that knew her. Betty also volunteered with Hospice for many years and enjoyed being able to help comfort others during their time of need.
Betty was preceded in death by her loving husband of 63 years, Floyd B. Sellars of Leland, NC; her daughter Patsy Jean Sellars Duvall of Leland, NC; parents Rossie and Mildred Holmes of Leland, NC and brother Thomas Holmes of Leland, NC.
Surviving is her son in law Richard “Rick” Duvall Sr of Leland, NC, Grandchildren Richard Duvall Jr and wife Shannon of Delco, NC; Amie Brown and husband Chad of Leland, NC and 8 precious great grandchildren: Savannah (Jacob), James, Jonathan, William, Mason, Brantley, Charlie and MacKenzie along with several nieces, nephews and cousins all who daunted her famous red lipstick print on their Cheek.
Funeral service will be held at First Baptist Church of Leland, 517 Village Road Leland, NC 28451 on Tuesday January 25th, 2022. Visitation will be held from 12-1pm and the service to follow. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The Family would like to give a special thank you to Terry Child for everything she has done and to thank you all for your thoughts, prayers and kindness during this difficult time.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Village Road Chapel 525 Village Road Leland, NC 28424 910-383-3511.