Gerri Seaton (10-6-11) services 10-8-11



Gerri Seaton

Gerri Seaton was born Sept. 29, 1926, in Milledgeville, the daughter of the late Hershel H. and Roxie Ellis Pitts.

She was united in marriage to Billy Seaton on April 4, 1947.

Mrs. Seaton was retired from the Irvin Meek Public Library in Adamsville, and had previously worked for Seaton’s Grocery and also for Mildred’s Dress Shop. She was a former member of the Order of the Eastern Star, and was a member of the Adamsville First Baptist Church.

Mrs. Seaton departed this life on Thursday, Oct. 6, in Adamsville, at the age of 85 years, 7 days.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Billy Seaton of Adamsville; two sons, Don Seaton and wife Karen of Adamsville, and Tim Seaton and wife Melissa of Adamsville; two daughters, Georgana Tidwell and husband Markus of Adamsville, and Sybil Gibbs and husband Jerry of Adamsville; nine grandchildren: Kristi Turnbow, Eric Seaton, Aimee Redmon, Deana Milford, Will Tidwell, Josh Gibbs, Jordan Gibbs, Timothy Seaton and Jill Coln; 17 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bob Pitts and wife Anna Lou of Adamsville, and Steve Pitts and wife Barbara of Adamsville; and many extended family and friends.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Seaton was preceded in death by a grandchild, Jon Mark Ivey; six sisters: Louise Pitts, Mable Mabry, Lucille Presley Hanna, Kate Phillips, Rena Brooks and Betty Pitts; and a brother, Bill Pitts.

Services were held on Saturday, Oct. 8, at 1 p.m., at First Baptist Church in Adamsville with Elmer D. Seaton and Phil Mitchell officiating. Interment followed in the Mud Creek Cemetery at Adamsville.

Serving as pallbearers were Eric Seaton, Will Tidwell, Josh Gibbs, Timbo Seaton, Ken Seaton, Jimmy Seaton, Shawn Seaton, Anthony Phillips. Serving as honorary pallbearer was Robert Hughes.

Memorials may be made to the Irvin Meek Public Library in Adamsville.