Esta Grace Sellers, 93, of 3003 W. Cisco Rd., Sidney, passed away Monday, February 4, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. at the Dorothy Love Retirement Community. She was born on February 15, 1919 in Toledo, Ohio, the daughter of the late Marian and Della (Miller) Garberson. On October 8, 1938 she married Richard Sellers, who preceded her in death on July 24, 2001.
She is survived by one grandson, Wesley Sellers and his wife Allison of Norwalk, OH, and granddaughter, Megan Sellers of Clarksville, TN, one great-granddaughter, Brynneth Sellers of Norwalk, OH, nieces, Marcia Osborne and Cheryl Fendert of Sidney, OH, three great-nephews, Matthew Cotterman of Anna, Wade Bowman of Sidney, and Justin Jones of Columbus, OH, two great-great nieces, three great-great nephews, and her special friends, Judy Ware, and Newell and Lou Moore.
Esta graduated from Sidney High School. For many years she worked at the Shelby County Automobile Club (AAA). She helped many families plan their vacations and was often recognized by people as that "lady who helped us with our trip."
She loved reading and spending time with her family and friends. Her father was pastor of the former Evangelical United Brethren, which later joined with the United Methodist Church. She has been a long-time member of the Sidney First United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents and husband, in 2002, Esta was preceded in death by her beloved only child, Brent, who was a well-known educator and principal in Norwalk, OH. Brent's only son, Wes, is now an educator in Norwalk. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Harvey, Ray, Cliff, Herb, Gene, and Martin, and sisters, Pearl, Eva, and Anis Bell (of Sidney).
Funeral Services will be held Friday, February 8, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Sidney First United Methodist Church with Rev. Barbara Staley officiating. Burial will follow at Graceland Cemetery in Sidney. The family will receive friends on Friday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at the church. Arrangements are in the care of Cromes Funeral Home, 302 S. Main Ave, Sidney.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sidney First United Methodist Church and the Dorothy Love Retirement Community-Life Care Fund in memory of Esta Grace Sellers. Condolences may be expressed to the family at our website, www.cromesfh.com