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Karla Ann Selvey

June 6, 1943 — December 12, 2023


Karla Ann Selvey, 80, of Charlotte, passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at Atrium Health Cabarrus Hospital in Concord.

Karla was born June 6, 1943 in Illinois to the late John Rolland Perry Jr. and the late Wintress Margaret Perry. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Clayton Selvey Jr. and son, Ernest Clayton Selvey III. 

Karla worked hard to become a buyer at Belk as a children's clothing buyer.  But what meant the most to her was being a mother and becoming Granny.  She loved to spend time gardening an going on family vacations to the beach with her family which was her happy place,  But most of all she loved her family and making sure everyone was happy and taken care of. 

Survivors include daughter, Lisa Spear and husband, Eric; grandsons, Andrew Smith and wife Montana, Kyle Smith, Aaron Lucas; great grandchildren, Caylee Smith, Zoey Smith, and Briar Lucas. 

The graveside service will be on Monday, December 18, 2023 at 11:00 am at Sharon Memorial Park in Charlotte officiated by Pastor Don Burleyson. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, P.O. Box 61420, Staten Island, NY 10306 or

Hartsell Funeral Home of Harrisburg is serving the Selvey family.

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