Selma Marguerite Bodiford, 84, of Port St. Joe, passed away Friday, Feb. 16, 2018 at Covenant Hospice in Panama City.

Selma, daughter to the late Lee and Marie Jane Peters, was born Dec. 5, 1933 in Columbus, Georgia. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and gardening. Selma was a member of Kingdom Hall Jehovah’s Witness of Port St. Joe.

Other than her parents, Selma is preceded in death by her husband Robert Bodiford, a great-grandchild, and several brothers, and sisters.

Selma is survived by her children; Cynthia Stengel (Ronald) of Naples, Rhonda Tull (Darrell) of Port St. Joe, Deborah Greynolds (fiancé Frank Williams) of Port St. Joe, Dianna Lanier (Don) of Mexico Beach, Rick Needer of Eastpoint, Leah Carter (Scott) of Cape San Blas, and Steve Needer (Janel) of Asheville, North Carolina; 20 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, other relatives, and friends.

The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Covenant Hospice at Bay Medical Center in Panama City.

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