MAYSVILLE — Brenda C. Selby, 74, of Maysville, passed away Saturday evening at the Hospice Care Center in Maysville.
Brenda was born July 28, 1944, in Letcher County, to the late John and Nannie Polley Cook. She was a member of MaykingBaptist church in Mayking.
Brenda graduated from Fleming Neon High School and moved to Maysville shortly after graduation where she met her husband, Alan Selby whom she married in 1963.
In order to spend more time with her family and friends, she retired from Emerson Electric in 1999 after 31 years of service. She enjoyed having Sunday family dinners and cooking everyone’s favorite dish. She also loved spending time boating and having a good time at their lake house on Lake Cumberland.
Her greatest enjoyment was her grandchildren, Jeris, Blaike, David and her fur baby Chloe, her world would light up when they were around her.
Besides her husband,Brenda leaves her two children, Michelle (Gordon) Rockefeller and Mark Alan Selby; three grandchildren, Jeris Carver, Blaike and David Selby; sisters, Sue Cook and Marcella Combs, all of Maysville. She also leaves Liz White of Aberdeen which she considered her second daughter; Jeff Mason and Kevin Stacy, which were like sons to her also. Special friends Pam Banta, Ann Biddle, Joan McCormick, Betty Holloway, Jeannie Sargent, Victor Hamilton and Daulton Adamson.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Bobby Cook; and grandson, Landon Marshall Selby
Services will be at 1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 31, at Moore Parker Funeral Home in Maysville with Rev. Tony Leiss officiating.
Brenda will be laid to rest in the Washington Baptist Cemetery. Pallbearers include Jeris Carver, David Selby, Mark Selby, Gordon Rockefeller, Charles Doughman, Sam Holloway and Sammy Holloway. Honorary Pallbearers Chris McHugh, Bob Reetz and members of the Tri-County Shrine.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 30, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made Hospice.
Condolences may be made to MooreAndParkerFh.com