Obituary: Mrs J. E. Selby

Share this article
Have your say

Mrs Jean Elizabeth Selby, of Ely Way, Grantham, died in Grantham Hospital, aged 83.

Born in Green Hill Road to the late John and Hilda Peel, Mrs Selby was wife to Ron, sister to Nora, mother to Paul and Mark and nanna to Louise, Laura and Adam.

After leaving school, she worked at Aveling Barford, then at the tax office in Finkin Street. In later years, she played piano for the Grantham School of Dancing. Mrs Selby dedicated her life to raising her family and enjoyed swimming, piano, holidays abroad, puzzles and anything to keep her mind active.

Robert Holland conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium.

Family mourners included: Ronald Selby, Mark and Carole Selby, Paul and Denise Selby, Louise Selby, Laura Selby, Adam Selby, Nora Hopwood, Chris Hopwood, David Hopwood, Judith Elston, Emma Elston and Hannah Elston.

Other mourners included: Mr and Mrs Moody, Mrs Rebecca Hoyes, Bernard Pratt, Kerry Spurling, David Hopwood, Sylvia Lewis, Julia and Phil Wilby, Eileen and Lesley Selby, Margaret Baker, Mary Gill, Mavis Frisby, Adam Selby, Chelsea Simpson, Laura Selby, Louise Selby, David Brown, Ann and Arthur Bradshaw, Mrs S Hardy, Mrs Susan Martin, Judith Elston, Emma Elston, Hannah Elston, Chris and Nora Hopwood, Judith Hutton, Shirley Simpson, John and Ruth Watson, Joe Defusto, Eileen Chesman, Susan Dowsett, Bill Davis, Diana Lee and Julia Purchase.

Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham. Donations were received for Cancer Research and British Heart Foundation.