Selma Ione Halsey, 100, of Independence, died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Grayson Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, Independence.
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She was born at Grassy Creek, N.C., to the late Joseph Cleveland Spencer and Bertie Lee Jones. She was also predeceased by her daughter, Staley Codean Riggan; and son-in-law, William Eugene Riggan.
She was the widow of J. Greene Halsey.
Survivors include two cousins and a host of friends.
A funeral was held Aug. 23, 2014, at 3 p.m. at the Bridle Creek United Methodist Church, Independence. The Rev. Janet Richardson officiated. Interment was in Fox Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Fox Cemetery, c/o Joyce Phipps, Treas., 1852 Maple Shade Road, Independence, Va. 24348.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Independence, is handling arrangements.
Published in Galax Gazette from Aug. 27 to Aug. 28, 2014