Yuba Eliza Sellers Altman, 96, of Warner Robins, died Friday, August 15, 2014. Mrs. Altman was born November 17, 1917 in Appling County to the late Edward D. Sellers and the late Dora Dukes Sellers and was a member of Midway Baptist Church in Baxley and Calvary and Anderson Drive in Jesup. Mrs. Altman was a member of Jesup Ceramic Club and was a painter, seamstress, hairdresser, window dresser, and electrician in Jacksonville, Florida. She was also a loving caregiver to her late husband, Vernon Sampson “Samp” Altman, Sr.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Vernon Sampson Altman, Jr. and Jan Woods Altman of Warner Robins; her grandchildren, Jennifer Lyn Altman and Benjamin Lawrence Altman; and two nieces, Shirley Lee of Peachtree City and Lana Jill Tift of Atlanta.
Memorial services were held Saturday, August 30 at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Swain Funeral Home with the Rev. Sabord Woods officiating and Jennifer Lyn Altman delivered a eulogy.
Musical selections were rendered by the Rev. Sabord Woods and Mary Ellen Harris.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that all contributions be made directly to: Serenity Hospice Care, 1057 North Houston Road Warner Robins, Georgia 31093.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.