Rev. M. Selby Alsworth

11/4/2008

Rev. M. Selby Alsworth
 retired clergy

The Rev. M. Selby Alsworth, 81, died Sept. 21, 2008 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. Services were Sept. 23 at Shiloh United Methodist Church with burial in Shiloh Cemetery. The Rev. Kelly Pope and the Rev. Sam Burton officiated. Pallbearers were Doug Banes, Doug Payne, Jim Robinson, Kurt Rhodes, Kyle Rhodes and Keith Rhodes. Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Brandon handled the arrangements.

Rev. Alsworth was a retired United Methodist minister of 43 years. He loved woodworking and Scout work, which led him to be a recipient of the Silver Beaver Award. He also loved being outdoors.

Survivors include: his wife, Ellen Alsworth; children, George Elton Alsworth of Waynesboro, Margaret Davis of Columbus and Michael Selby Alsworth of Brandon; sister, Elizabeth Alsworth of Laurel; and six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Shiloh United Methodist Church in Rankin County.