• Myra Josephine “Jodie” Lenoir Sellers
    Myra Josephine “Jodie” Lenoir Sellers

Myra Josephine “Jodie” Lenoir Sellers

FRANKLIN - Myra Josephine “Jodie” Lenoir Sellers, 82, of Franklin, passed away Wednesday, July 3, 2019.

Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Ben and Corinne Huckaby Lenoir. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, J.B., Bill, Leon, Benny and John Wiley; and sisters, Ada Florence, Virginia, Nell, Shirley and Mary.

Jodie played basketball on the 1951-1955 FHS teams, was all conference all four years and was the leading all-time scorer for many years.  She was a member of Longview Baptist Church. 

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Bill Sellers; two sons, Brian Sellers (Sharon) and Steve Sellers (Michelle), all of Franklin; sister, Marie Holland of Franklin; three grandchildren, Daniel Moore, Matthew Moore and Makenzie Williams; three great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held Saturday, July 6, in the chapel of Macon Funeral Home with the Rev. Don Moffitt officiating. Burial was in the Woodlawn Cemetery. Nephews served as pallbearers.

The family received friends prior to the service at Macon Funeral Home.

Condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com

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