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1939 James 2021

James "Jim" Sell

April 9, 1939 — January 23, 2021

James William Sell, 81, of Johnson City, passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2021, at his home.

He was a lifelong resident of Washington County, and a son of the late Earl Walter and Jeanne Lyle Sell.

Jim took joy from his work as a cattle farmer, and pride in his work at Sell Meat Company alongside his wife. He was of the Christian Faith.

Those who survive him include: his sons, Jim Sell II and wife Kim, Joe Sell and wife Alina, all of Piney Flats; daughter, Rebecca Sell and friend Dick Shafter of Black Mountain, NC; three grandchildren, Katie Sell of Gainesville, FL, Emily Sell of Piney Flats, and Lexi Beys, also of Piney Flats; as well as many more family members and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 12:00 PM on Thursday, January 28, at Monte Vista Memorial Park. Pastor Brian Powell will officiate. Friends and family are asked to gather at the graveside by 11:50 AM.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Knob Creek Church of the Brethren, 2591 Knob Creek Road, Johnson City, TN, 37604.

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Thursday, January 28, 2021

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