Rona Deane Sellers |

Rona Deane Sellers

Rona Deane Sellers of Glenwood Springs died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2004. She was 34.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 24, at the Farnum-Holt Funeral Chapel, 405 W. 7th St. in Glenwood Springs.

Ms. Sellers was born Sept. 1, 1969, at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs to Bonnie Embry and Jerry Sellers.

She spent her childhood in Glenwood Springs, and attended Glenwood Springs High School.

Shortly before her death, she completed studies in medical insurance billing at Blair College in Colorado Springs, and planned to make that her career.

She was very artistic, and her lifelong hobby was drawing. Her trademarks were roses, Teddy bears and balloons.

As an adult, she could light up a room. She was a loving and accepting person with friends in every corner of the world. She found the good in everyone she met.

She was preceded in death by her father, Jerry Sellers; by grandparents Curlie and Verna Embry; by Papa Jim Fowler; and by sisters Tamara Sellers and Melinda Sellers.

Ms. Sellers is survived by her son, Austin Deane Wren, 14; by her mother, Bonnie Embry; by her other mother and friend, Denise Sellers, all of Glenwood Springs; by a sister and brother-in-law, Shannon and Mike Blizard of Fort Bragg, N.C.; by a brother, Ronnie Sellers; by a grandmother, Marty Fowler; by aunts Barbara Embry of Glenwood Springs, and Sal Larson of Billings, Mont.; by an aunt and uncle, Jean and Danny Gonzales of Glenwood Springs; by nephews Cole, Chase and Chance Blizard of Fort Bragg, N.C.; by cousins Cole Wilson, Alicia Smith and the Hoopingarner family of California; and by aunts, uncles and cousins from the Fowler family.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name for breast cancer research to The Komen Foundation, P.O. Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309.

Farnum-Holt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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