Rev. Earl Lamar Selph, age 73, of Douglas, passed away on Thursday July 4, 2019 at Coffee Regional Medical Center. Mr. Selph was born on August 10, 1945 in Wheeler County, the son of the late Joseph Harrell Selph and Earl Burta Selph.
Rev. Selph was a retired pastor graduating from Rhema Bible College, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, and was a member of Saving Grace Ministries in Douglas.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Carlos Selph and a sister-in-law, Sherri Booth.
Survivors include his wife, Onecia Ann Johnson Selph of Douglas; son, Harris Selph (wife Ellen) of Waycross; daughter, Alisa O’Steen (husband Kevin) of Patterson; step-son, Robby Lanier (wife Dawn) of Millwood; step-daughter, Kristi Lanier Goss (husband Daniel) of Lake Park; three brothers, Bob Selph (wife Rita) of Blackshear, Virgil Selph (wife Judy) of Patterson and Jesse Booth of Homerville; sister, Laverne Matthews of Waycross; two sisters-in-law, Virginia Johns of Selma, N.C. and Diantha Hart of Douglas; four grandchildren, nine step-grandchildren and four step-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Saturday July 6, 2019 at 2 pm at Saving Grace Ministries with Rev. Cliff Kirkland and Rev. Michael Harper officiating. Interment followed at Waters Cemetery, Blackshear.
Sims Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.