Ruthene Sellers Barnhill, 85, died Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, at Liberty Commons. She was born Oct. 30, 1935, in Columbus County, to the late Rufus Sellers and Callie Brigman Sellers. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by one daughter, Tammy Wadsworth; two brothers, Oakie Sellers and Alonzo Sellers; and two sisters, Christine Hill and Kaywood Soles.
She was a homemaker and a member of White Marsh Baptist Church.
A graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25 at Whiteville Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Ray Yow officiating. McKenzie Mortuary is serving the family.
Ruthene is survived by four daughters, Debra Anderson and Melinda Williamson, both of Whiteville, Cathy Blake of Surf City and Pamela Jackson of Bladenboro; one son, Ricky Bullard of Hampstead; two sisters, Sylvia Whitehead of Cerro Gordo and Joyce Warwick of Whiteville; one brother, Dale Sellers of Whiteville, 11 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.