Betty B. Selby

Betty B. (Blackson) Selby, 91, of Pottstown, PA passed away on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Pennsburg Manor. She was the wife of the late Elwood A. Selby, Sr.

Born in Philadelphia, PA on June 1, 1926, Betty was a daughter of the late Thomas and Adelaide (Black) Blackson.

Mrs. Selby enjoyed Hungarian cooking, knitting, and crocheting. She also liked to spend time at the TriCounty Active Adult Center in Pottstown, PA.

She is survived by four children, Tony Selby, Michael Selby, Scott Selby, and Kim Selby; many loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and her close friends, the Borger family. In addition to her husband and parents she is predeceased by two sons, Elwood Selby, Jr. and Thomas “Talib” Selby; and her brothers and sisters.

A Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, July 22, 2017 at 11:00 am at Bethel Community Church, 575 Keim St., Pottstown, PA 19464. Interment will be private and held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the TriCounty Active Adult Center. Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464 will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at