December 3, 2020

Ms. Melanie Kay Sellers

Melanie Sellars croppedMs. Melanie Kay Sellers, age 23 of LaGrange, Georgia formerly of Heard County passed away after sustaining injuries in an automobile accident.

Funeral services for Ms. Sellers were conducted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at 2:00 P.M. from the Ridgeway Baptist Church with the Reverend Lynn Janney officiating and providing music.

The interment followed in the Ephesus Baptist Church Cemetery. Those serving as pallbearers were David Dodson, Timothy Harvey, Oscar Grear,  Richard Hinkel, Joey Benham, and Katie Rayburn.

Ms. Sellers was born in Warm Springs, Georgia on September 25, 1989, the daughter of Wanda Carol Barber Sellers and Joseph Malone Sellers. Melanie was a much loved member of the Heard County High School Graduating Class of 2007, and loved singing and being in the Heard Lion’s Club Talent Show.

She was a Christian by faith, and a cashier at the Summit Gas Station in LaGrange, Georgia. She had recently become engaged to David Dodson. She was a loving mother, daughter, granddaughter, and sister. She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her mother, Wanda Barber Sellers of Hogansville, GA.; father, Joseph Sellers of LaGrange, GA.; son Abel Lemmon of Woodbury, GA.; grandmother, Velma Barber of Ephesus, Fiancé, David Dodson of LaGrange, GA.; 2 sisters, Pam Sellers of LaGrange, GA., and Melinda Meade of Douglasville, GA.; and two brothers, Will Jenkins of LaGrange, GA., and Lamar Sellers also of LaGrange, GA.

The Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home of Franklin, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.


  1. Mel. you are loved and missed tears are shed for you. In the 2 to 2& half years ive known you you were a great friend and fun person to be around. Even tho you will be greatly missed but NEVER forgoten, we will see you on the other side of thoes pearly gates.

    Love Steven and family

  2. Ive known her for about 2 years didnt hang out much but she was so fun to be around….i always called her miranda…she just laughed it off and said i will be ur miranda 🙂 sweet girl! She was beautiful and sweet…always made me laugh when we did hang out. Went to brick house with her and david one night…she loved singin and rapn lol. Eminem

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