September 28, 1929 ~ January 4, 2019 (age 89)

Miles Funeral Home in Hazlehurst announces the funeral service for Mrs. Betty Catherine Rentz Selph age 89, of Brooklet, formerly of Hazlehurst.

After a long and full life on January 04, 2019 she passed peacefully into heaven at Ogeechee Hospice in Statesboro, Ga.

Services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 09, 2019 in North Gate Baptist Church.   

Rev. Kenneth Harrelson will officiate with burial in the Hazlehurst City Cemetery in Hazlehurst, Georgia.

Mrs. Selph was born in Ware County.  She was the daughter of the late James Floyd Rentz & Hattie Carter Rentz and was preceded in death by: 3 brothers & 1 sister.  She was a retired book-keeper for Atlantic Mutual Insurance and Bill Kehoe Tire Company.  Mrs. Selph was co-owner of C & S Lawncare and was a member of the Blitchton First Baptist Church in Blitchton.  She was a proud, strong Southern woman, devoted to her family and faith.  One of her many joys was hosting large family celebrations where she delighted all with her cooking and baking skills.  Mrs. Selph loved all people and their company but, reserved a special place in her heart for animals, especially horses.                                                                                                 

Survivors include: Husband of 45 years: Grady Selph of Brooklet; Children: Elizabeth Dadin (Cleveland Burkhalter), Sharon & Douglas Currie, Tony & Sara Crosby all of Savannah, Randy Selph of Augusta, Debbie & Charlie Hodges of Lyons & Cindy & Glenn Hart of Bloomingdale; 13 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces & nephew also survive.

Mrs. Selph will be placed in the church one hour prior to the service.   Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-3 pm at Northgate Baptist Church Hazlehurst, Georgia 31539.

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