Velma Lea Cain Sellers
Velma Lea Cain Sellers, 95, of Hartburg, passed from her earthly life to her heavenly home on Tuesday, June 25. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, June 28, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. James M. Sellers, Jr., the Rev. Randy Van Pay and the Rev. Glen Landry. Burial will follow at King Cemetery in Hartburg.
Pallbearers will be Justin Feldschau, James C. Sellers, John M. Van Pay, Ricky M. Van Pay, Robert M. Irving Sr. and Robert M. Irving, Jr.
Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Born on Oct. 16, 1917, in Anacoco, La., to William Augustus Cain and Lora (Hart) Cain, Mrs. Sellers had lived in Hartburg for the past 67 years. She was a homemaker and member of Oak Grove Tabernacle in Hartburg.
Mrs. Sellers and her husband, the Rev. James M. Sellers, Sr., were the founding pastors of First Assembly of God Church in Bloomington, TX., and of the Full Gospel Church in the Pocket community of South Newton County. For 10 years, they pastored the Mauriceville Assembly of God Church.
Preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Morgan Sellers, Sr. and son John W.R. Sellers, Mrs. Sellers is survived by her son, James Morgan Sellers, Jr. and his wife, Betty Ann of Hartburg; daughters, Meredith Lorena Stark and her husband, Dale of Orange and Mary Kathryn Van Pay and her husband Randy of San Antonio.
She is also survived by her brother, Cecil Cain of Zephyr; sisters, Edna Knapp of Vidor, Ivon Nelson of Port Arthur, Mary Galante of Acworth, Ga; seven grandchildren; great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren .