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Wilda "Willie" (McElhaney) Selby

Died: Tue., Feb. 19, 2019


2:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Tue., Feb. 26, 2019
Location: Hennessy Funeral Home

Memorial Service

4:30 PM Tue., Feb. 26, 2019
Location: Hennessy Funeral Home

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Wilda “Willie” R. Selby (Mc Elhaney), 63, passed away February 19, 2019.


Willie, a lifelong resident of Akron, was graduated from Central-Hower High School ‘73.  She retired from Akron Children’s Hospital in 2015.  Willie will be remembered for her strong devotion to her family, sense of humor, and love of bingo.


Willie is preceded in death by parents, Della Chapman (Green) and Delbert “Buddy” McElhaney, and sister Caroline McElhaney.


She is survived by husband John “Jack” Selby, son John “JD” (Libby) Selby, daughter Melissa (Michael) Evers, sisters Sonia Atwood and Patti (Randy) Odum, grandchildren: Gracie, Joe, Caroline, and John and lifelong friend Shelia Hibbs and many more.


Memorial calling hours will be Tuesday February 26, from 2 to 5 pm at Hennessy Funeral Home (corner of York and Main) 552 N. Main St. Akron with a memorial service at 4:30 pm officiated by Chaplain Terry Arnold. 


In lieu of flowers, please donate in memorial to Akron Children’s Hospital (https://www.akronchildrens.org/ ) or Disabled American Veterans (www.dav.org) . 

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Jack and Family
   Posted Fri February 22, 2019
So sorry for your loss and our loss to the family. May you all find comfort in the memories of Willie. Love Jim & Kim

Hennessy Funeral Home, Inc
   Posted Mon February 25, 2019
Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow.

We offer our heartfelt condolences during this difficult time.

The Hennessy Family and the Staff of Hennessy Funeral Home

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