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Helen Spann (Jordan) Clay

April 13, 1938 ~ January 25, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old

Helen Clay Obituary

Helen Spann Clay was born the second of four children to Lula Mae (Robinson) and Henry Jordan on April 13, 1938, in Waynesboro, Mississippi. Helen was educated in the Waynesboro School System and graduated from Waynesboro High School at the age of 16. 

After moving to St. Louis, Helen attended Tucker’s Business College, where she received an associate degree. Shortly after graduation, she was employed by Incarnate Word Hospital and remained in their employment for over 40 years. 

She would go on to marry the late John L. Selders, Sr., in 1962 and have 2 children to their union. 

On Thursday, January 25, 2024, she departed from this life to the next. 

She leaves to cherish her memory her son, John (Pamela) Selders, her daughter, Janet Rollen, five grandchildren Alisia Cooper (deceased), John JL Selders, Hannah Selders-Cox, Sarah Rollen, Deborah Rollen and one great granddaughter Makenzie Walker-Selders, along with a host of family and friends.

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February 12, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Austin A. Layne Mortuary, Inc.
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St. Louis, MO 63136

February 12, 2024

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Austin A. Layne Mortuary, Inc.
7239 West Florissant Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63136

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February 12, 2024

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Saint Louis, MO 63115


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