George Lee "G.L."'s Story

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George Lee "G.L." Selph, age 82, of Jennings, FL. passed away Thursday, July 13, 2017 at Haven Hospice following an illness of some time. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Jennings Assembly of God Church. Interment will follow at Community Cemetery in Cook County, Georgia near Adel. The family will receive friends on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Harry T. Reid Funeral Home in Jasper, FL. between the hours of 5:00-7:00 p.m.
G.L. was born in Adel, Georgia on September 25, 1934 to the late George and Minnie Gertrude Jones Selph. He worked most of his life as a station attendant back when filling stations took care of their customers. He knew what it was to meet and greet strangers from off of the interstate or just sit around the station visiting with the local town folks. If you had asked him, his real job was taking care of his prize chickens. This was the job he thoroughly enjoyed in life. G.L. was a member of Jennings Assembly of God Church. He missed making 60 years of marriage by only six days with the love of his life.
Survivors include his wife, Rosie Selph, Jennings, FL.; one son and daughter-in-law, Dennis and Vonda Selph, Lake Park, GA.; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ann and James Hinton of Jasper, FL. and Sherrie and William "Buck" Brown of Valdosta, GA.; six grandchildren and six great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews also survive. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Jennings Assembly of God Church, 1286 McCall Street, Jennings, FL. 32053. Harry T. Reid Funeral Home, Jasper, FL. is in charge of arrangements.
Published on July 17, 2017
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