Zechar Bailey Funeral Home

1499 N Broadway PO Box 337, Greenville, OH


Patty Joan Sells

July 13, 1937May 17, 2020

Patty Joan Sells, age 82, of Greenville, OH passed away at 3:33 AM on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at Rest Haven Nursing Home in Greenville, OH. Patty was born July 13, 1937 in Greenville, Ohio and the daughter of the late Halford and Esther Knick. She was the youngest of three children. Patty worked at many local Greenville stores, including J.C. Penny, Farm & Fleet, Walmart, and Sheller Globe where she met the love of her life- the late Junior Norman Sells. Her most beloved life’s work was Quality Residential Alternatives where she cared for women with special needs.

Patty enjoyed gardening, playing cards as a part of the local organization “The Sugar Valleyettes”, and camping at the Great Darke County Fair. She also loved attending local garage sales, flea markets, and antiquing. Her family meant the world to her, of whom she was extremely proud. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church.

Survived by her daughter Michelle (and David) Homan; grandchildren Joseph (and Rachael) Homan, Kelsey (and Corey) Denman; sister-in-law Alice Knick; as well as nieces, a nephew, and many special friends from Rest Haven.

Graveside Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, June 1, 2020 at Greenville Cemetery. It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Care of Darke County. Online sympathies www.zecharbailey.com.


1 June

Graveside Service

11:00 am

Greenville Union Cemetery


Patty Joan Sells

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Carla HillClark(Teeter)

May 24, 2020

So sorry to hear of the passing of your mom Patty , my thoughts and prayers go out to michelle and family in your time of sorrow, Your memories will keep her alive in ur heart and she will always be with u wherever u go
Love to all of you
Carla HillClark and family

Jeannie Long

May 19, 2020

I just learned of the passing of your mother, Patty. I am Linda Armstrong’s sister in law. Patty was a very special lady. Always enjoyed talking to her when I visited Linda. I know Linda is going to miss her, they have been roommates a long time.

My thoughts and prayers to you and the family.. she is No longer suffering, and I’m sure she ran to the arms of her husband.

She will be greatly missed by Linda, and me.
Jeannie Long

Theresa Henry

May 19, 2020

Our hearts are broken for you Michelle, your family and all who beloved your mother. She was our mother’s best and dearest friend, as well as, being endeared by ourselves and our sister, Joan. Your mother had a heart of gold and brought such joy to all of us with her humor and contagious laugh! The memories are many and deep. We are very thankful for them as she truly was very special in our lives. We loved her and always will! You are and will be in our hearts, thoughts and prayers. With the deepest of sympathy and love,

Theresa Henry and Becky Maxwell

Betty Sells

May 19, 2020

Michelle and family, Pat was the best sister in law you could ask for. We shared lots of wonderful time when we visited going to yard sale, the fair as well as other places.
Junior, Lois, Pat and I had a great bond you do not find in most families.
You were the love of her life when you cheered and as a mother and daughter and her grandchildren. I am sure she is going to be missed by all. She maybe be gone from your site but her memories will forever be with you and your beautiful family..
Pat you have crossed over the rainbow to a beautiful and heavenly home. As you always called me Martha and I called you Nancy we will meet again and enjoy Gods glory. Rest in Peace Nancy . Love you Martha

Carol Sander Hoop

May 19, 2020

I remember Patty as my babysitter and as a member of St. John Lutheran Church. I was privileged to administer the sacrament of Holy Communion to Patty over the last several years as she was on our Rest Haven list. I enjoyed our visits and laughs and cried together. I will miss her smiles. She was also the room mate of a special friend of mine, Linda Armstrong. So sorry for your loss and I will be praying for your peace in this time of sorrow. Love ❤️

Roxanne Beck

May 18, 2020

To My Dear Friend Michelle and Family
My heart is sad with the loss of your mother. I remember Patty as a wonderful mother and strong woman and she will remain in my heart always.

St. John Lutheran Church Greenville

May 18, 2020

To the family of Patty Sells,
We are so sorry to learn of your loss. May the God of peace be with you and grant you His comfort that, as you mourn the loss of your loved one, you are reminded of the sure and certain promise of eternal life in Christ Jesus.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
In the love of Jesus Christ our Lord,
Members of St. John Lutheran Church


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