Phyllis Freeman Sells

Published 11:42 am Friday, August 16, 2019

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Phyllis Freeman Sells, 81, of Salisbury, died on Aug. 13, 2019 at Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House.

She was born June 7, 1938 in Davie County, she was the daughter of the late Frances Beck Freeman and Madison Craig Freeman. She was a graduate of Cooleemee High School and worked for Rowan County Schools as food service manager until her retirement. She was a wonderful mother and a friend to everyone. She enjoyed spending time with her classmates and taking trips. Known as “Mimi” to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, they brought so much joy to her life.  She was an active member of Central United Church of Christ.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, Lindsay Leevan Sells Sr.; brothers, Ronnie Freeman of Arkansas and Craig Freeman of Mocksville.

Survivors: her daughter, Lisa Sells (Rick Hopkins) of Salisbury; sons, Lindasy Sells Jr.  (Jayne) of Mooresville and Donald Sells (Janice) of Spencer; her grandchildren, Ashley Sells, Josh Sells (Sallie), Darrice Sells (Madison), Cade Sells, Chrissy Harrington (Tim), Chad Brown, Jeb Brown and Reagan Brown; great-grandchildren, McKenzie Trexler, Cabot Sells, Carlisle Sells, Dillon Harrington, and Samuel Harrington.

Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17 at Summersett Funeral Home with service following at 5 p.m. in the Summersett Memorial Chapel conducted by Minister Tim Lively.