Geraldine Sells, 64, native and resident of Jasper, TX. transitioned Friday, November 22, 2019. Mrs. Geraldine was raised in Jasper, Texas then relocated to the St John Community in Burkeville. She attended the Wiergate Jr. High School and graduated from the Burkeville High School, Class of 1973: Mrs. Geraldine enjoyed playing basketball, and running track. Mrs. Geraldine excelled in speech competitions, inter scholastic spelling, top ten in her class, and school choir.
Mrs. Geraldine later married Joe Sells and out of that union came two kids, Kindra Sells and Ronald O’Neil Sells and two. Mrs. Geraldine raised her grandson, Eriton Adams.
Mrs. Geraldine, attended Mount Hope Baptist Church in the Shankleville Community under Rev MC Boatner in her youth. Mrs. Geraldine later, joined the Greater New Bethel Baptist Church under Rev. Dent, and now the leadership of Moderator Kenneth O. Lyons. Mrs. Geraldine, was in Adult Choir, Women Circle #2 Mission, General Mission, Youth Sunday School Teacher, Secretary of General Sunday School, and Vacation Bible School Teacher. Mrs. Geraldine was a license hairdresser over 35 yrs and Teacher Aide/ISS Aide for over 20 plus yrs. She loved her family, church family, friends, all children, and customers from the past when doing hair. She loved to travel and enjoyed life until her health failed her. Favorite Scripture was Psalm 37: 1-5 and her personal motto was: "Look up and ask Jesus because Geri don’t know."
Mrs. Geraldine was preceded in death by her parents: JB Bryant and Hattie Pearl Bryant and brother, Walter Bryant.
Mrs. Geraldine leaves to cherish her memories: daughter, Kindra Sells; son, Ronald Sells; grandchildren: Eriton Adams (Jasmine), Shawtae Sells, Jacolby Sells, Jacari Sells, Kierra Carter, Sierra Carter, Chloe Moore; sisters: Beverly Seale, Gwendolyn Samuel (Carl), Shareta Bennett, Carolyn Phillips (Bruce), and Dianna Birdlong (Wayne); brothers: Joseph Bryant (Annette), Lyndon Bryant, John Bryant (Lillie), and Kenneth Bryant. She also leaves a few aunts and uncle she held close to her heart: Juanita Vinson, Debra Edison Bryant (Floyd) and Booker Holbert Sr. (Ruby) along with a host of God Grandchildren: Meghan, Kci, RaNeisha, DaDa, Nick, Monie, RayRay, Raleigh and Alley Cat.
Services for Mrs. Geraldine Sells are set for Visitation Friday, November 29, 2019 at 6:00pm – 8:00pm at the Greater New Bethel Baptist Church in Jasper, Texas.
Funeral Service Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Greater New Bethel Baptist Church in Jasper, Texas. Interment St. John Community Cemetery in Burkeville, Texas under the direction of Coleman’s Family Mortuary | 409 South Magnolia | Woodville, TX. | 75979