Betty Selph

Betty SelphBetty Selph, 78, of Canton, formerly of Rushville, died at 9:30 p.m. Jan. 6, 2013.

She was born June 12, 1934, in Galesburg, the daughter of LeRoy and Hazel Severns Shinn. She married Leroy Selph on March 31, 1951. He survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Rebecca (and David) Wheeler of Canton; two brothers, Donnie (and Reta) Shinn and Bob (and Pauline) Shinn, both of Abingdon; two grandchildren; eight adopted grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and three step great-grandchildren.

She had worked at Vermont Foundry for 34 years, retiring in 1999.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A private graveside service will be held at a later date. Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton is in charge of arrangements.

Condolences may be sent to


Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 1/16/2013

Current Obituaries in the Astoria South Fulton Argus