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Mr. Selafas D. Ivey

Obituary for Mr. Selafas D. Ivey

April 29, 1980 - April 18, 2017
Marianna, Florida | Age 36

Loving Husband, Father, Son, Brother, Uncle and Friend


Selafas "Waffie" Ivey, 36 returned to his heavenly home on April 18, 2017 after a valiant battle with a long illness. His devotion to his family and firm belief in God supported him in his struggle and ultimately gave him peace.
Selafas was born to Sallie Nell Ivey on April 29, 1980 and was a native of Marianna Florida.
He attended Marianna High School and subsequently joined Job Corps at an early age where he pursued his passion for automotive and machine repair. He was a member of Holyneck Missionary Baptist Church.
Waffie was a wonderful family man, who was kind, caring and loving with a remarkable smile that enlarged his personality. This smile quickly grew his circle of friends that encouraged people to know him and to love him. He loved to hunt, fish, shoot pool, work on his cars and care for his dogs. He was blessed with a large and loving family.
His survivors include His Wife: Shawna Ivey of Marianna, FL, who is expecting the couple's second child (Kali). Two Daughters: Keyara (Angela) of Panama City, FL and Aaliyah (Priscilla) of Marianna, FL. Two Sons: Shawn (Angela) of Panama City, FL and Keegan (Shawna) of Marianna, FL. Extended Family: Three additional children raised as his own - Breonna, Alona, and Calvin (whom he loved and adored). Mother: Sallie Nell Ivey of Marianna, FL. Two Brothers: Lonza Ivey (Charina) Lawrenceville, GA and Shawnest "Angelo" Ivey of Marianna, FL. Grandmother: Callie Barlow of Baker, FL. Aunts: Caretha Pinkard of Campbellton, FL and Barbara Fleurima of Cocoa Beach, FL. Great Aunts: Easter Mae Calhoun (Robert) of Greenwood, FL; Mary and Ollie Balcolm of Tallahassee, FL; Lola B. and Vera Mae Brown of Bradenton, FL; Alice (Tommie) Barnes of Nashville, TN; Beatrice Thomas of Nashville, TN and Betty Ann Daniels of Marianna, FL. Three Nephews: Jeremiah and Dante Ivey Lawrenceville, GA and Kayden Ivey of Marianna, FL. Two Nieces: Jayla and Azarhia Ivey of Lawrenceville, GA. Like Stepfather: Marvin Helms and Gary Thorton. Special Friends: (like Sisters) Tan and Ashley of Marianna, FL and a host of nieces, nephews, loved ones and cousins.


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The family of the late Selafas Ivey wishes to thank everyone for their kind expression's of sympathy, prayers and all acts of kindness extended during this time of bereavement. May God continue to bless and keep your our prayer!

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