August 3rd, 2011
Elbert Lamar Selby, 77, died Monday, Aug. 1, 2011 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.
Funeral services are today at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Lincoln Dall officiating. Burial will follow at Fletcher’s Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home.
Mr. Selby was born Oct. 15, 1933 in Phoenix to James C. and Melissa Martin Selby. He was a U.S. Army Veteran and a retired maintenance engineer for King’s Daughters Hospital.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, James Darrell Selby and Willis “Billy” Selby.
Survivors include his wife, Florence Hamel Selby of Yazoo City; three stepsisters, Jewel Moore of Bentonia, Marian Diffenderfer of Jackson and Mildred Redditt of Bentonia; a sister-in-law, Elaine Selby; several cousins; and many friends.
Serving as pallbearers are Bill Lehman, Robert Selby, Joe Dan Martin, John Selby, Phil Kirby and Surapon Wongrapan.