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Lizzie Mae Long Sellers Smith: Fayetteville

    Lizzie Mae Long Sellers Smith of Fayetteville and formerly of Tabor City, died Tuesday, March 12 in Cape Fear Valley Hospital. She was 88.
    Born in Columbus County, she was the daughter of the late Delton and John Davis Long.  
    She was also preceded in death by husbands:  Clarence Blanco Sellers Sr. and Harvey Leon Smith; a daughter Geneva Sellers Mills and a son Clarence Blanco “CB” Sellers Jr.
    She is survived by a daughter Brenda Sellers Burriss of Fayetteville; two brothers:  Jimmy Dale Long and Ralph Long both of Tabor City; a sister Dorothy L. Meacher of Lumberton; three grandchildren:  Deana M. Spangler, Temple Worley Duquette and Brenna M. Law; six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    A graveside service was planned for 2 p.m. Saturday, March 16 in Forest Lawn Cemetery by Dr. John Dutton.  
    A guestbook is available at

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