Mrs. Lois L. Selbe, 89, of Lake City, passed away peacefully on Sunday afternoon August 17, 2014 at the Suwannee Valley Haven Hospice Care Center after an extended illness. Mrs. Selbe went to be with her Jesus whom she has loved all her life. She was born March 17, 1925 in Charleston, W.V. to the Alva Harrison and Geneva Keller Harrison. She has lived in Florida since 1961, but only in Lake City for 17 years. She moved here to Lake City in August of 1997, moving from Avon Park, FL. She retired from J.C. Penney in 1983. She was a homemaker, active in helping people and doing work. She loved singing and sang duets with her sister since she was a little girl. In later years she sang in several groups and with her husband. She loved her church, but most of all her Jesus. She became a Christian and did a lot of work in the church. She loved doing missionary work, singing in the choir and helping with children. Mrs. Selbe was preceded in death by her parents Alva and Geneva Harrison, her only sister Helen Jean Koontz all of Charleston, W.V., and her first husband of 62 years Benjamin Delbert Selbe; and her second husband of four years: Bill Byrd.
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She is survived by her only son: Larry Lee Selbe (Debbie) of Lake City. Ten grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren also survive along with several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Selbe will be conducted on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 1 P.M. in the chapel of the Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home with Rev. Lowell Van Vleck pastor of Glad Tidings Assembly of God officiating. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-8 P.M. Tuesday evening August 19, 2014 at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home, 458 S. Marion Ave, Lake City, 32025. Please sign the online guestbook at parrishfamilyfuneralhome.com
Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home
458 S Marion Ave.
Lake City, FL 32025
Published in Lake City Reporter on Aug. 19, 2014