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John A. Selvey

March 9, 1958 ~ March 21, 2017 (age 59)

John A. Selvey, 59, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 10:11 A.M. March 21, 2017 at his residence in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born March 9, 1958 in Peoria, Illinois to parents, John C. and Elizabeth Sybil (Brigman) Selvey. John married Sharon (Daniels) Selvey on July 30, 2005.

Per his wishes, John will be cremated and no services will be held at this time.

John is survived by his wife, Sharon Selvey of Mount Vernon, Illinois; mother, Elizabeth Hofstetter; stepchildren, Janet Matlock and husband, William of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Janice Keele and friend, Ernie Hodge of Glen Carbon, Illinois, and Daniel Hancock and wife, Joetta of Denver, Colorado; and five step-grandchilldren.

John was preceded in death by his father, John C. Selvey and sister, Sherrie Lynn Selvey.

John worked as a driver for S and D Transportation. He loved his doggies, a beagle named “Moochie” and a Chihuahua named “Chica.” John was dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew him.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Newell Funeral Home where you may call the Mount Vernon office at (618) 246-0100, the Waltonville office at (618) 279-7272, or visit for further information and to send condolences.

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