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Nancy Gardner Sewell arrangements announced

From staff reports

U.S. Rep. Terri Sewell has announced the funeral arrangements for her mother, Nancy Gardner Sewell, who died last Thursday at the age of 81 from pancreatic cancer. 

In a press release, Rep. Sewell reflected on her mother’s legacy: “My mother was the epitome of a servant leader from her more than 50-year commitment to serving underprivileged children in the Alabama Blackbelt to holding international positions in her beloved Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and to her lifelong dedication to uplifting the Selma-Dallas County community,” Sewell said. “We know that our mother, Nancy Gardner Sewell, sowed many seeds and that her legacy will live on in the many lives that she impacted.”

The arrangements are as follows:

Friday – 11 a.m. – Homegoing Service

Beulah Primitive Baptist Church

3304 County Road 37 South

Hope Hull, AL 36043

Saturday – 10 a.m.-12 p.m.– Lying in Repose

Historic Brown Chapel AME Church
410 Martin Luther King Street
Selma, AL 36703
Mask required; No Photos allowed

Saturday – 12 p.m. – Memorial Celebration of Life
Historic Brown Chapel AME Church
410 Martin Luther King Street
Selma, AL 36703

Interment:
New Live Oak Cemetery
22 Dallas Avenue
Selma, AL 36701

Repast:
Wallace Community College

Selma Gymnasium
3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway
Selma, AL 36703