Emmalene Selvage, 75, of Wabash, IN, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at 5:11 p.m. at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Fort Wayne.
Mrs. Selvage was a 1953 graduate of Oil Springs High School. She was a member of Wabash Freewill Baptist Church. She worked at U.S. Gypsum five years and was a homemaker.
She was born Jan. 15, 1937, in Leander, KY, to Sanford and Madge B. Click Carpenter. She married Ray E. Selvage in Paintsville, KY, on July 9, 1954. He preceded her in death on Sept. 12, 2000.
She is survived by two sons, Randy (Debbie) Selvage, of Avondale, AZ, and Jody (Carla) Selvage, of Huntington; three daughters, Pamelia (Jim) Richardson, of Speedwell, TN, and Tammy (Jerry) Conley and Jill Schuler, both of Wabash; two brothers, Robert L. (Regina) Carpenter, of Arcanum, OH, and William K. (Gladys) Carpenter, of Wabash; a sister-in-law, Ilene Pack, of Somerset, KY; eight grandchildren, Emily (Kevin) Anderson, of Monticello; Allison Selvage, of Avondale; Steven (Jeanne) Conley, of Warsaw; Travis (Christa) Schuler, Jori (Chris) Pattee and Justin Schuler, all of Wabash; and Ripley Selvage and Sydney Selvage, both of Huntington; and six great-grandchildren.
Calling is Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. A funeral service will be held on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home, with Rev. Venny VanHoose and Rev. Tim Webb officiating. Entombment will be in Gardens of Memory Cemetery, Huntington County
Preferred memorials are to Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home.
The memorial guest book may be signed at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com .