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Melva N. (Hiley) Sellers

Friday, June 22, 2018
6:00 PM until 7:30 PM
Peterson Mortuary
212 S. Locust Street
Glenwood, Iowa 51534

Saturday, June 23, 2018
10:30 AM
Peterson Mortuary
212 S. Locust Street
Glenwood, Iowa 51534

Melva N. (Hiley) Sellers, 89 of Glenwood, Iowa passed away on June 19, 2018 in Tabor, Iowa. She was born on February 7, 1929 in Lenox, Iowa to Wilda Ray “Pop” and Bertha (Anderson) Hiley.

Melva was united in marriage to Chester Gene Sellers on November 2, 1946 in Hiawatha, Kansas. To this union four children were born, Virginia, Lois, Leonard and LouAnne. Melva was employed as a supervisor at Unitog until her retirement. Melva was a member of the First Christian Church in Glenwood. She enjoyed playing cards, dancing, going to the casino and eating out with friends. Her family was very special to her and they in turn loved her dearly.

Preceding Melva in passing were her parents, husband, daughter Lois, son-in-law Gene Sheets, 6 brothers and 4 sisters. Survivors include her children Virginia Sheets of Glenwood, Iowa; Leonard (Jenny) Sellers of Fremont, Nebraska; LouAnne (Ben) Hastings of Glenwood, Iowa; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, extended relatives and friends.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Inurnment will be in the Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Iowa at a later date.

8 Condolences

  • Brandy Hall Posted June 20, 2018 9:35 pm

    I love you very much Grandma, and I am sorry I can’t celebrate your life this weekend. You are and will always be my best friend and will always be in my heart. Love you grandma from Jake and Scott and I.

  • Jody & Rich Parks Posted June 21, 2018 8:00 am

    You will be missed! Such a sweet lady! Our thoughts and prayers are with the family!

  • Pat McManigal Posted June 22, 2018 10:15 am

    It is difficult to say good bye to a parent. Your family & mine were blessed to have our mothers so long. Glad we/they got to share our last months together. Thinking of you all!
    ❤️ Jack & Pat

  • Jan Hiley Posted June 22, 2018 10:43 am

    I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was a kind and welcoming person who loved her family. My sympathy to you.

  • Eleia Kenagy Sunderman Posted June 22, 2018 10:29 pm

    I am sorry for your loss. I remember Chet and Melva when I stopped by on my way home from college. It was very nice to visit with family. Sorry I can’t be with the family tomorrow.

  • Tammy (Wilson) Mather(John Hiley grand daughter) Posted June 23, 2018 6:00 am

    Sorry for your loss. Prayers and hugs to all.

  • Susie Huff Fleming Posted July 22, 2018 9:14 am

    So sorry, you are in my thoughts!

  • Susie Huff Fleming Posted July 22, 2018 9:21 am

    Sorry to hear your Mom has passed. I remember the years gone by, all the memories of our parents friendship, and ours. Many wonderful memories, you are in my thoughts and prayers.

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