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“David and entire family, So sorry to learn of Brittney's passing. Although I have not seen you or your family in quite a few years, I still think of...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Doyle Lovelace - North Fort Myers, FL

“Brittany truly possessed a Christ-like testimony. She loved the Lord dearly and her bubbling personality demonstrated that. I will always remember...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Brittney was always a shining star wherever she went. Her love of our Savior, Jesus Christ was so apparent and clear in her actions and speech. She...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Kayla Joslin - Nashville, TN

“Brittney was such a shining star to all of those she encountered. She was always the most sincere and welcoming. Her love of our savior, Jesus Christ...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Kayla Joslin - Nashville, TN

“Brittney was a very sweet and special person. My love and prayers are with you. Love to both of you. ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Libby Hooper - Old Hickory, TN

“Dear Mr. and Mrs. HensleeThank you very much for raising such a precious woman of God. Your incredibly dear daughter has been a true blessing in so...Read More »
6 of 16 | Posted by: Nastinka, Emmanuel and Simene Morgan - VA

“I'm so very sorry for your family's loss. May God wrap his loving arms around you all and may you fun peace knowing she's now in Heaven with our Lord...Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Jeannie Mitzenberg - Lebanon, TN

“Our son was blessed to be a part of Brittney's Elevate program. We will all miss her deeply. Charlie loved Brittney, her kindness and daily...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Dan, Elizabeth and Charlie Ford - NC

“Michelle, David and Md, I have only meet Brittney a few times but you could just feel the love and joy she had in her heart. The blessings she...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: cathy love - columbia, TN

“I am so very sorry for your loss! I can't imagine what you are going. Trust in god to get you thru this sad time in your lives. Praying for your...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Teresa Halbert - Lebanon, TN

“I am so sorry for your loss. Brittney was always such a positive and happy woman. I'm so glad that she was living her life for Christ! You guys...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Evan Rogers - Chattanooga, TN

“Our hearts are broken for your loss here on this earth. But our prayers are for strength on this earth until the day you are reunited in heaven. ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: The Herringtons - Old Hickory, TN

“Our thoughts and prayers to you and family. ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Cheryl & Gary McSwain - TN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: Ray & Kim White - Old Hickory, TN

“I had the distinct pleasure of being Brittney's high school theatre and speech teacher. She was always full of sincerity, joy and laughter! I last...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: Laura Lindsey aka Ms. Lindsey - TN

“Michelle and David, We are praying for you and your family. Knowing Brittney is in Jesus's arms is comfort to all of us. We will remember her...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Bill and Barbara Watkins - TN


HENSLEE, Brittney, age 27 of Mt. Juliet passed away March 6, 2015 near her home in Asheville, NC. Brittney was born on June 12th, 1987 in Lebanon, TN to David and Michelle Henslee. Brittney graduated from Donelson Christian Academy in 2005 where she excelled as a student athlete. Upon graduation Brittney attended Samford University. Brittney pursued her passion for Christian mission discipleship in Honolulu, HI attending the Youth With a Mission Discipleship Training School. Brittney then went on to serve in the mission fields in Uganda, Africa and New Delhi, India spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ. Brittney continued her service to the Lord by mentoring children at Highland Christian Church in Asheville, NC, and also in the development of Mt. Juliet Afterschool Connection. As a member of the Asheville, NC community Brittney felt a calling to begin an after school and summer camp program that provided parents affordable child care along with developing future generations. Her ideas became a reality in the creation of Elevate Afterschool and Summer Camp where she served as the director.

She was preceded in death by great-grandparents, Bro. Walter & Nelda Sellars and John & Mary Pal Damatus; grandfather, Eddie "Pa" Sellars, Sr.; grandmother, Sandra "Nana" Henslee; and cousin, Kirk Anderson. Brittney is survived by parents, David & Michelle Sellars Henslee; grandparents, M. D. (Glenda) Henslee; grandmother, Barbara Sellars; aunts & uncles, Vonda (Greg) Paris, Eddie (Kristi) Sellars, Linda Anderson, Ronnie Henslee, Danny (Mary) Henslee, Patsy (Hayward) Phillips, Evon Adkerson, Donna (Bobby) Thompson, Billy (Jan) Sellars, Ronnie (Beverly) Sellars, and Rev. Danny (Kathy) Sellars; cousins, Kelsey and Chloe Paris, Addison, Blakely, Mackenzie and Millie Grace Sellars, James (Melia) Anderson and Pamela Anderson; and special friends, Hailey Huffman Keene, Lacy Johnston, Hope Hamilton Schumacher, Tory Watkins Cherry, Christy Gold, Becca Lewis Smith, Haylee and Jack Gold, Doreen Garris and Janie (James) Melton.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 12th at 2 pm at Mt. Juliet Family Worship Center, 495 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN with Rev. Danny Sellars and Bro. Jason Garris officiating. Interment will follow the service at Wilson County Memorial Gardens with David Henslee, Greg Paris, Eddie Sellars, Joe Johnston, Jason Garris and Doug Gold serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers are: Chase, Justin and Chris Henslee, Seth Hallums, Brenda & Thomas Curtin and Highland Christian Church. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, March 11th from 4-8 pm at Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet and Thursday, March 12th from 12-2 pm at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made in Brittney's honor to: Walter Sellars Family Life Center, P. O. Box 897, Mt. Juliet, TN 37121.

Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home at Mt. Juliet, 2229 N. Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, 615-758-5459, obituary line 615-758-8818, www.sellarsfuneralservices.com