James Lloyd Selby
By Sparta Live | January 24, 2011 12:00 am
James Lloyd Selby, 75, passed way Jan. 22, 2011, at DeKalb Community Hospital.
Mr. Selby was a member of New Life United Pentecostal Church. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a job-setter with General Motors for 32 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Beulah England Selby; three sisters, Louise Smith, Elizabeth Smith, Helen Baker; and two brothers, C.B. Noel Selby, Gene Selby.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Marianna Selby, of Smithville; four daughters, Sherly Shadowens, of Florida, Sandra Selby, of Smithville, Belinda Stratton, of Rock Island, Shannon Nichols and husband Earnest, of Smithville; five grandchildren, James Shadowens, Vanessa Mosier, Heather Theodore, Jesse Theodore, Ashlee Nichols; two great-grandchildren, Alexia Shadowens, Mia Mosier; one brother, Robert Selby and wife Wanda, of Monterey; and many nieces and nephews and his church family at New Life United Pentecostal Church.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Jan. 25, 2011, at New Life United Pentecostal Church, with burial in DeKalb Cemetery. The Rev. Dwayne Cornelius will officiate. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Jan. 24, at DeKalb Funeral Chapel, and 9-10 a.m., Jan. 25, at the church. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to New Life United Pentecostal Church building fund.
DeKalb Funeral Chapel, in Smithville, is in charge of arrangements.