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Alvin Willis Sellars

February 18, 1944 — May 9, 2023

Alvin Willis Sellars, 79 of Altha, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2023, at his home. Alvin was born in Bainbridge, Georgia February 18, 1944, to the late Oscar and Mable Sellers. He lived in Altha since 2008 after moving from Bainbridge and was a master electrician. He was an avid fisherman and also enjoyed farming and wood carving. He had a special love for country music and had a voice like Merle Haggard.

Other than his parents, Alvin was also preceded in death by his sister, Frances Newman; his brother, Rodney “Pug” Sellars and a grandson, Logan Hale.

Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Thelma Hall Sellars of Altha; his sons, Grant Sellars of Tallahassee and Gregg Sellars and his wife Christen of Crawfordville; his daughter, Alana Giesecke and her husband Tim of Tallahassee; a stepson, Mark Johnson and his wife Pam of Donalsonville, Georgia; his stepdaughters, Tina Hale of Tallahassee and Trina Draper and her husband Matt of Tallahassee; his brothers, Dwain Sellars and his wife Teresa of Bainbridge, Georgia, Kyle Sellars of Thomasville, Georgia and Steve Sellars of Floral City, Florida; his sisters, Marlene Ingram of Baimbridge, Georgia and Faye Kozeman of Cleveland, Tennessee; eleven grandchildren four great grandchildren; the mother of his children, Judi Sellars and a host of nieces, nephews and other extended family.

Services to honor Alvin’s life will be held 2:00 PM, Saturday, May 13, 2023, at Adams Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Gino Mayo officiating. Interment will follow in New Shiloh Cemetery near Altha. There will be a time of visitation one hour prior to the services on Saturday.

Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at 850-674-5449

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