Bank Executive

Oscar W. Sellers, 72, a retired regional executive officer at Virginia National Bank and lieutenant colonel in the Army Reserve, died of cancer Sept. 20 at his home in Williamsburg.

Mr. Sellers, who also had a home in Savannah, Ga., came to the Washington area in 1961 as a founding officer of the Potomac Bank and Trust Co. in Fairfax. In 1968, he joined Northern Virginia Bank in Springfield as president, chief executive officer and a board member.

The company was aquired by Virginia National in 1982, and he was named a regional executive officer. He retired in 1983 and moved to Williamsburg in 1987.

Mr. Sellers was a native of Kentucky and a graduate of the University of Kentucky. During World War II, he served in the Army in the Pacific and attained the rank of major. He retired from the Army Reserve in the early 1960s.

Mr. Sellers was a past president of the Springfield Rotary Club and received its Paul Harris Fellowship in 1981. He was a Mason and a member of the Scottish rite, the Kena Temple of the Shrine and the Royal Order of Jesters. He was a member of the American Management Association and the American Institute of Banking.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Betty Ann Raike Sellers of Williamsburg and Savannah; a daughter, Mary S. Enright of Williamsburg; and two grandchildren.


Church Member

Grace Agnes Hosking, 91, a former member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Chevy Chase and St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Rockville, died of renal failure Sept. 21 at Courtland Acres Nursing Home in Thomas, W.Va.

Mrs. Hosking, a resident of the Washington area for 50 years, was born in Norway, Mich. She grew up in Gilbert, Minn., graduated from Superior Normal School in Superior, Wis., and became a teacher in Minnesota. In 1930, she moved to Washington. She lived in Chevy Chase and Rockville, and she was a Montgomery County election judge. In 1980, she moved to Davis, W.Va.

Her husband, Floyd J. Hosking, died in 1962.

Survivors include a daughter, Jane H. Mullins of Davis; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.