McDONALD, TN.: James Robert “Jim” Sells, 78, of McDonald, TN passed away on January 1, 2019 in a local hospital. Mr. Sells was born in Livingston, TN to the late Beulah and Arthur Sells. He is survived by his loving wife Lanita Sells; son Brian (Tammy) Sells of Cleveland, TN; grandson Haydon Sells; sister Irene Fletcher of Livingston, TN; special friend David Swafford; and four-legged companions Marley and Blondie. James served in the United States Army National Guard. He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church and an active member of the McDonald / Black Fox Ruritan Club. Funeral services will be held at Moore Funeral Home Trenton Chapel on Thursday, January 3 at 1:00 with Brother Gary Thacker and Shane Williams officiating. He will be laid to rest at Sarah’s Chapel Cemetery in Wildwood, GA with full military honors. The family will receive friends on Thursday 11:00 AM ~ 1:00 PM Special thanks to RN Nikki Sampson of Tennova Healthcare. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the McDonald / Black Fox Ruritan Club at 161 Corinth Trail, McDonald, TN 37353. Visit
to share condolences. Funeral arrangements made by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton, GA.