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Darlene Sellers1/18/2011
Darlene Ruth (Sellers) Vernon was born August 21, 1933 in Dunreath, Iowa the daughter of George
G. Sellers and Fay (Templeton) Sellers.

As a girl, Darlene was raised in Monroe,
Reasnor and Nepas. She graduated from Knoxville High School. Following high school,
Darlene worked for Bellamy Telephone.

On May 31, 1953, she was united in marriage
to Gail Ogden Vernon. The couple lived in Knoxville for the rest of their lives. Darlene
later went to work for Pamida, retiring in 2000 after 26 years of service. She enjoyed
traveling all over the United States and taking cruises.

Darlene passed away on
Tuesday, January 18th at Iowa Methodist Medical Center, in Des Moines, at the age
of 77 years, 4 months, and 28 days. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two brothers: Marvin and Carrol “Whitey”.

Those left to honor her memory includeDarlene Sellers
her sons: Douglas (Dorothy) of Knoxville and Dan of Des Moines; two grandchildren: Zack (Amy) and Seth (Casie); great-grandson, Oakley; two sisters: Norma Kimzey of
Piedra, California, and Bonnie McDonald of Des Moines and her companion, Dwayne Mortenson
of Pershing and many other family members and friends.

Visitation 5:00 PM to 7:00
PM 01/22/2011 Knoxville Bybee & Davis Funeral Home 301 North Second Street Knoxville
Iowa 50138 Service Cemetery Graceland Cemetery – later date

Memorials Marion County
Humane Society or John Stoddard Cancer Center