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Alice East Selvey, 78, of Northfork, WV, went to be with the Lord Saturday, December 30, 2017 at her home with family by her side.
Born November 27, 1939 in Northfork, WV she was the daughter of the late Russell R East and Ann Jane Hamer East.
Alice was a long time faithful member of Burk Baptist Church of Northfork and loved worshipping the Lord. She enjoyed music and played piano for the church. Alice was very artistic and enjoyed painting. She also painted the mural behind the pulpit of her church.
Alice worked for the McDowell County School system for 28 years and always loved and enjoyed serving all children.
Alice was a lifelong resident of McDowell county and will be missed by all the knew her.
Other than her parents, Alice was preceded in death by her step-father Otho "Snook" Cyphers and a daughter-in-law Christine Selvey.
Leaving to cherish her memory are; her loving and devoted husband, David Leslie Selvey of the home. Daughter, Janet Selvey Music and husband Wayne of Kimball, WV. Son, Robert Bruce Selvey of Statesville, NC. Two grandchildren: David R Wiggins and Allison N Osborn and husband Timothy. Alice was also blessed with four great-grandchildren. Sister, Brenda Joyce East Miller and husband Archie of Huntsville AL. Her very special caregiver, Rose Workman and a host of extended family and friends. Services will be conducted Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 1:PM at Widener Funeral Home, Northfork, WV. with Rev. Youel Altizer officiating. Burial will follow Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton, WV. Serving as pallbearers will be Wayne Music, Daniel Selvey, David Wiggins, Steve Johnson and Timothy Osborn.
Assisting the Selvey family is Widener Funeral Home, Northfork, WV.
Published on January 3, 2018
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