May 16, 1941 - January 1, 2021
W. Jerry Sellers, known affectionately to many as "Pop", age 79, of Laurel passed away Friday, January 1, 2021 at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg after a brief illness. Jerry was a truck driver for Northern Electric/ Sunbeam Oster for 32 years. He continued in the trucking industry at Whitestone Trucking until his retirement in 2016. He loved baling hay, tending to his cows and growing a garden to share with family and friends. He was an active member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church where he served as Sunday School Superintendent for many years. Pop loved greeting everyone at church and giving candy to all of the children. He is preceded in death by his parents Wilson A. Sellers and Inda Sellers; brother Julius "Sonny" Sellers; daughter Stacey Melinda Sellers. Survivors include his loving wife of 59 years Shirley Windham Sellers; daughters Sylvia (Sylvester) Busby, Teresa (Barry) Howse; grandchildren Justin (Jana) Cooley, Katelyn Cooley (Clint Harris), Channing (Lauren) McCarty, Lakin (Blake) Sullivan , Bryce Harr; great grandchildren Cooper Cooley, Avery Cooley, Emmaline Cooley, Cash Harris, Kolton Harris and soon to be baby Callum McCarty; sisters Jean Williams, Phyllis Beeching, Barbara Foshee, Sue Pryor and Shelia Shoemake; sister-in-law Judy Sellers; and a host of nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Saturday, January 9, 2021 in the sanctuary of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church from 11:00 until 1:00 p.m. with the funeral service beginning at 1:00 p.m. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Church Cemetery. Rev. Dave Moran will officiate. The family request that all visitors wear a mask. To sign the online guest book, visit www.memorychapellaurel.com.
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