Jerry Elvin Selph

June 12, 1957 ~ February 4, 2024 (age 66) 66 Years Old

Jerry Selph Obituary

Mr. Jerry Elvin Selph, age 66, of Hazlehurst, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2024, surrounded by his loved ones in Vidalia, Ga.

Mr. Selph was born on June 12, 1957, in Telfair County.

He is preceded in death by his parents Odis Carl Selph and Hazel Brown Selph Mr. Selph was an outdoors man. He enjoyed fishing at the river with his little dog Max and when he had the chance, he loved deep sea fishing. He enjoyed a good cup of coffee and chatting with family and friends. He always gave a helping hand to anyone that needed it and was there for many families and friends. He loved and was very proud of his son and daughter and bragged about them to anyone who would listen. He loved getting to spend time and talk to his three granddaughters. They were his heart and had him wrapped around their fingers. After graduating high school, he enlisted in the army, became a volunteer fire fighter and found his passion in being an EMT.

Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Sunshine (Wade) Moody of Ellabell, Ga; His son, Dillon Selph of Valdosta, Ga; Three brothers: Jeffery (Cindi) Selph of Brookhaven PA; Jamie (Leslie) Selph of Hazlehurst, Ga; Johnny Selph of Hazlehurst, Ga; Two Uncles: Harry Brown of Florida and Herman Brown of Florida; Three loving granddaughters: London, Zoey and Alexandria Moody; and several nieces and nephews also survive. Extended family: Evelyn Davis of South Carolina and Ariel Cook of South Carolina. Also, close family friends Sandy Medders, Susie Hollington and Lucas Davis. 

Funeral services for Mr. Jerry will be held Saturday, February 10, 2024, at the chapel of Wainwright Parlor Funeral Home beginning at 11:00 AM. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until service hour. Interment will follow at Denton Cemetery.

Honorary Pallbearers: Brian Selph and Joe Selph.


Jamie Selph Jr., Josh Selph, Brandon Selph, Lonnie Brewer, Adam Carelock and Ryan Hillburn will serve as active pall bearers.

Wainwright-Parlor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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