Obituary: Marion “Mickey” Hodges Selph, 74


Marion “Mickey” Hodges Selph, age 74 of Cedar Hill, Tennessee, died Monday, August 3, 2020 at Ahava Healthcare in Clarksville. Funeral services will be held at Austin & Bell Funeral Home in Pleasant View at 1 o’ clock pm on Friday, August 7th, with Bro. Don Dungan officiating. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Gardens in Clarksville with Jason Spain, Stephen Price, Jr., Matthew Price, Justin Dorris, and Christopher Edwards serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:00AM until the hour of service at 1:00PM on Friday. Mr. Selph was born on June 13, 1946, in Clarksville, Tennessee to the late Mitchell and Elizabeth Hodges Selph. He was a retired sheet metal journeyman. He was a U.S. Navy veteran (a Seabee) having served four tours in the Vietnam War where he was awarded the Vietnam Service Medal with two Bronze Stars and Fleet Marine Force Combat Insignia, National Defense Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, and Navy Unit Commendation Ribbon and Citation. He was of the Baptist Faith.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Dwight Selph. He is survived by his wife, Jean Selph; his daughter, Chasity (Jason) Spain; stepsons, Russ (Gayle) King, and Jerry King, Jr.; three sisters; grandchildren, Stephen (Brittany) Price Jr., Matthew (Kelci) Price, Ashleigh Rolfe, and Austin Spain; five great-grandchildren; numerous step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

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