Joyce Grace


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Joyce Grace Sellers

Oct 28 1929 - Oct 20 2007

Joyce Grace Sellers, age 77, of McKinney, Texas, and formerly of Abilene, Kansas, passed away on October 20, 2007 in Irving, Texas. She was born October 28, 1929, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Clarence Charles and Grace Mae (Hawk) Schmidt. Joyce was a graduate of Abilene High School and was of the Methodist Faith. She married Roland Duane Sellers on March 6, 1956, in Abilene, Kansas. Joyce was a legal secretary for an Abilene law firm and a bookkeeper for her son-in-law’s optometric practice in Grapevine, Texas. She was an active member of the VFW Auxillary. She is survived by her daughter, Lea Chandler and husband, Tom of Colleyville, Texas; sons, Robert David and wife, Jo of Fort Worth, Texas and Mark Roland and wife, Yvonne of Fort Worth, Texas; grandchildren, Robert, Jr., Matthew, Evan, and Rachel Sellers and Mark Chandler and wife, Danielle of Round Rock, Texas; three great-grandchildren, Mason, Marissa, and Blake Chandler; brother, Jack Schmidt of Overland Park, Kansas; niece, Jo Lynn Wagner of Salina, Kansas; aunt, Avillla Parker of Topeka, Kansas; and several other nieces and nephews. Joyce is also survived by sisters-in-law, Helen Mettlen of Hutchinson, Kansas, Wilmetta Weishaar and husband James of Abilene, Kansas, Loretta Ausky of Enon, Ohio, Nelda Sidesinger and husband Clarence of Topeka, Kansas, Jane Janke and husband Harlan of Chapman, Kansas; and brother-in-law, Eldon Sellers and wife Glenda of Indianola, Iowa. Preceding her in death were her parents; husband; husband’s parents, Charles and Neva (Collins) Sellers; grandson, Michael; brother, Robert Schmidt; and sister, Katherine Wagner and husband Lloyd. The family would like to thank the Vitas Hospice in Irving, Texas for their loving care. Memorials may be made to your local hospice. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Abilene, Kansas.
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