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Mrs. Linda Selph

Linda Grimes Selph, 70, of Vidalia, died on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at Summers Landing Assisted Living Facility in Vidalia.

Mrs. Selph worked in the Wheeler County Hospital and worked for Dr. L.C. McRae in Mt. Vernon. She was a Licensed Practical Nurse and was a 1969 graduate of Wheeler County High School and was a 1977 graduate of Ben Hill Irwin Technical School. She was a member of the Community Church of God and served as the pianist. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Herschel Selph; her first husband, Leon Nelms; her parents, Rev. E.H. Grimes and Mary Anna Moore Grimes; 1 infant sister, Peggy Grimes; and 1 brother, Charles Grimes.

Survivors include her children, Tillie (Jeff) Jackson of Vidalia and Laney Nelms of Pooler; grandchildren, Hayley (Kyle) Hughston of Statesboro, and Jarrett Jackson of Vidalia; 2 brothers, Bobby Grimes of McRae and Wendall Grimes of McRae; 1 sister, Carolyn Laughman of Macon; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services were held on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., in the Grimes Family Cemetery. Rev. Randall Horne officiated.

Memorial donations may be given to the Community Church of God, 103 Community Church Road, McRae-Helena, Georgia 31037, or Serenity Hospice Care, 104 Maple Drive, Vidalia, Georgia 30474.

Lowe’s Funeral Home of Helena was in charge of arrangements.

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