Linda Selby, 75, of Connersville went home to be with the Lord Thursday evening, September 10, 2020, at Majestic Care of Connersville, where she had been a patient for the last year and a half.

One of five children of John Paul and Edith Allen Friend, Linda was born in Connersville on April 24, 1945, and graduated from Connersville High School with the class of 1963.

On October 23, 1964, Linda married Dean Selby in his parents’ home in Columbia, Indiana. Mr. Selby survives.

Linda was a faithful member of Village Creek Primitive Baptist Church, Connersville. A homemaker, Linda took great pride in taking care of her family. In her leisure time, she enjoyed gardening, ceramics, cooking, reading, and crossword puzzles. Most of all, Linda loved spending time with her family.

Besides her husband of over 55 years, Dean Selby, survivors include five children, Dean Jr. (Lavonda) Selby of Connersville, Timothy (Karen) Selby of Laurel, Janette (Lennie) Steele of Milton, Pastor Jason (Rhonda) Selby of Brazil, Indiana, and Daniel Selby (fiancé, Becky Kowalsky) of Connersville; ten grandchildren, Natasha (Jeremy) Redd, Jeramy (Natlie) Selby, Desiree (David) Runyon, Jordan Steele (Jamie Ripberger), Tabitha (Nevin) Huber, Caleb Selby, Branson Selby, Seth Selby (Destiny Hamilton), Hannah Selby, Olivia Selby; nine great-grandchildren, Raylan Runyon, Andrew Steele, Levi Runyon, Lincoln Steele, Hunter Huber, Zachary Steele, Nicolas Steele, Remmy Huber, and Braylee Selby; three sisters, Judy (Charles) Groce of Batesville, Indiana, Roberta (Jimmy) Spurlock of Connersville, and Sadie Frytag of Fort Wayne, Indiana; many nieces and nephews.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, John Paul Friend, II.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Elder Mike Chastain will officiate. Burial will follow in Columbia Cemetery. Linda’s son, Pastor Jason Selby, will officiate the committal service. Friends may call from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 15, 2020, at the funeral home.

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