Laudie LaVessa Dunn Sellers

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Laudie LaVessa Dunn Sellers, 95, entered into rest on Tuesday, February 4, 2014, after a lengthy illness. She was born August 28, 1918, in the home of her paternal grandparents near Kelly. She was the last survivor and fifth of seven children born to the union of Sidney Alfred and Mary Elizabeth Underwood Dunn. Laudie grew up on a farm outside of Sikes, and graduated from Sikes High School  in 1936. She married David Langston Sellers on December 24, 1936. Laudie was a homemaker and a faithful member of First Baptist Church of Urania until her health began to fail. She loved attending church, reading her daily devotionals, and meeting with her weekly prayer group. She was a fun and loving lady who enjoyed cooking, sewing, fishing, and most of all, spending time with her family. Services were held at 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 7, at the First Baptist Church of Urania with the Revs. Greg Dunn and Bo Prather officiating. Interment followed in the Wright Cemetery of Sikes under direction of Riser Funeral  Home of Olla. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 50 years, David Sellers; infant fraternal twins, and siblings, Seburn Dunn, Jesse Mae Meredith, Clyde Dunn, Virgil Dunn, Lola Brown Christafel, and John Kenneth Dunn. Survivors include her daughter, Mary Beth Sellers Gibson and husband Jon;
granddaughter, Erin Lea Gibson Faherty and husband Randy; great grandson, Jake Liam Faherty; and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers were Laudie’s nephews. Memorials may be made in Laudie’s memory to First Baptist Church of Urania, 5909 Tannehill Drive, Urania, LA 71480
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