Selma Zimmerman

Selma Zimmerman, 102, of Carlisle, died June 29, 2016 at her home.  Selma was owner and administrator of Zimmerman Nursing Home for over 50 years, and had a number of real estate interests.

Selma is survived by two sons, Wayne Marsh and John Zimmerman; one daughter; Doris Chandler; 13 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by here husband, John George Zimmerman and an infant son, George Lee Zimmerman.

Funeral service will be 2:00 P.M., Saturday, July 2, 2016 at the Westbrook Funeral Home Chapel in Hazen.  Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. prior to the service.  Interment will be in the Carlisle Cemetery.

7 thoughts on “Selma Zimmerman”

  1. Deanna & Anthony Melcher and girls

    Wayne, Johnny and Mrs. Doris,
    My heart is heavy. Granny Z was a very special lady to our family. She was a beautiful lady inside and out. She had a heart of gold. She was so gracious when came to our family. I am so devastated she passed away but rejoicing in the fact I will see her again. I loved her as my grandmother and she will always have a place in my heart. Thank you Granny Z for the beautiful memories you leave with us. Forever in our hearts. We love you and we will miss you.
    Deanna, Anthony, Hailey and Shelbi

  2. It was very hard to hear that someone I was so close to is gone now. My sincere condolences go out to her children and many grand and great-grandchildren. My Aunt Selma wasn’t just a loved one; she was an inspiration and a role model. If more people in this world were as loving, as giving, and as genuinely good as her, it would be a better place. I’ll miss our phone calls and visits, and hearing her optimistic, positive outlook on life. She was a lady who worked hard, loved deeply, and helped others. Her generosity was matched only by her wisdom and kindness. I will always have part of her in my heart, and I am so proud to have been the great-niece to one of the smartest, classiest, kindest people I know. I love you Aunt Selma.

  3. Becky Brewer-Lewis

    Doris, John, and Wayne, I am so sorry to hear of Ms. Selma’s passing. She was truly unique and lived a very full life. May the Heavenly Father wrap his loving arms around you all and keep you safe, well and happy. Becky Brewer .

  4. Tracy Henderson- The Lil Hair Hut

    Condolences to Johnny,Sandy, Doris and the rest of the Zimmerman family. Ms.Z was one of a kind for sure, we had some pretty serious talks while she would get her hair done. She taught me alot about life and living and the rewards of giving! I will miss her old wives tells, trying each of them just to see… some worked and some didnt. Lol. Rest in peace Ms.Z,, you will truly be missed.

  5. Hi John, I have lost both parents in 6 years. I am sorry about your mother. You are in my prayers.

  6. Roberta Sheppard Rhein

    I just found out today that Selma passed away. I am so very sorry that I didn’t know about it sooner. I have been friends with Wayne and Jeannie Marsh for over 25 years. I met Wayne’s momma on numerous occasions and really liked her. Wayne was a very devoted son and called his mom every day. They had a great relationship. He will certainly miss their daily talks. My prayers go out to my wonderful friends and Selma’s family. Sincerely, Roberta Sheppard Rhein

  7. Sandra Wright

    I loved Ms Z very much and want you to know I loved her. I thought a lot of the family and respected all. Sandra Wright

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