George “Bub” Vance Sehon

Funeral services for Mr. George “Bub” Vance Sehon, age 91 of Marion, LA, will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 7, 2024, at Farmerville Church of Christ with Bart Miller officiating. Interment will follow at Roark-Allen
Cemetery under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home.
Mr. Bub was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence W. and Clara Little Sehon; sister Annie Jo Dugas and husband Grady Dugas; sister-in-law; Sherry Denton Farrington and husband C. A. Farrington; and brother-in-law
Mickey Denton. Mr. Sehon was born February 25, 1933 and passed away March 5, 2024 after a short illness. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Peggy Denton
Sehon; brother-in-law, Lane Denton (Louise); sisters-in-law, Pam Denton and Debbie Williams (Robbie); nieces and nephews, Steve Dugas, Dr Rene Dugas, Ken Dugas, Dr. Chris Dugas, Denise Spence, Brad Farrington, Lisa Harper, Terri Whittington, and Mandy Kennedy.
Mr. Sehon was born in Haile, La but later became a lifelong resident of
Marion, La where he attended and graduated from Marion High School. He
played basketball but preferred baseball and took an interest in it at a
young age. He also took interest in a girls basketball game where a
talented player caught his eye. Peggy Denton of Farmerville High School
scored 42 points against Marion. Mr. Bub was so impressed, he was
determined to meet her. Little did he know this meeting would introduce
him to the love of his life.
Bub and Peggy married on May 29, 1954, while he was attending
Louisiana Tech University. Before graduating from Louisiana Tech he was
drafted into the U. S. Army and was stationed at Fort Benning, Ga. After
returning home from the service he resumed his education and graduated
from Louisiana Tech.
Mr. Bub began his career with Marion State Bank in 1957 with only three
employees, under the guidance of his father and former President and
CEO, C. W. Sehon. He completed the Graduate School of Banking
Program at Louisiana State University in 1964. He has served on the
Board of Directors since 1965. He started with the bank as a clerk and
then held officer titles as Cashier, Vice President, Executive Vice President,
subsequently being promoted to President and CEO in 1982. He held this
position until 2020 at which time he became Chairman of the Board. He
was also active for many years in several Civic and Professional
organizations.

Serving as pallbearers will be Joel Taylor, Bruce Matte, Robert Lane, Ben
Jones, Jake Edwards, and Tommy Barker. Honorary pallbearers will be
Scott Jones, Johnny Dollar, Kenneth Auger, Bobby Hobson, Lee Brantley,
and Dusty Gates.
Visitation will be held at 12:30 PM, prior to the service, Thursday, March 7,
2024, at the Farmerville Church of Christ.

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