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Virginia Ruth Seeley

d. September 13, 2008

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 from noon until service time at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel, 500 S. Main Street, Vandalia, Missouri 63382.
Officiating will be: Rev. Randall Cone.
Music provided by: Shirley Stubblefield - pianist; Virginia Carlson - soloist.
Interment will be in the Barkley Cemetery in New London, Missouri.
Pallbearers: Mike Culwell, Howard Reading, Gary Pease, Chuck Bockhorst, Terry Newland and Alan Teacutter.

Virginia Ruth (Holmes) Seeley passed away at 1:35 a.m. on Saturday, September 13, 2008 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia, Missouri. Virginia was a 1943 graduate of the Vandalia High School. After high school, she worked a short time at the Ely Walker Garment factory in Vandalia and at the ASCS office in Montgomery City. She was a homemaker and long-time member of the Farber Presbyterian Church, which she was very active in. Virginia helped with the Farber Community Betterment and Meals-on-Wheels programs. She enjoyed sewing, camping, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren. Virginia was also good at painting and trimming rooms in many houses.

Born: May 23, 1925 in Curryville, Missouri the daughter of Raymond Everett and Lola May (Robinson) Holmes.

Married: Thomas Elmer Seeley in Bowling Green, Missouri on November 5, 1944; he preceded her in death on June 11, 1999.

Survivors include: two sons: Roger E. Seeley and friend, Amanda Jenkins of Elsberry, Missouri and Thomas E. Seeley of Troy, Missouri; one daughter: Ruth Etta and husband, Harold Williams of Farber, Missouri; one sister: Mrs. Ronald (Dorothy) Culwell of Vandalia; five grandchildren: Heather Williams of Farber, Heath and wife, Jennifer Williams of Farber, Ross Seeley of Iron Station, North Carolina, Michael Poole of New London, Missouri and Jonathan Poole of Philadelphia, Missouri; three great-grandchildren: Mallory Williams, Audrey Williams and Jack Seeley.

Preceded in death by: parents; husband, Thomas; one son: Raymond Elmer Seeley, who died in infancy.

Memorials are encouraged to the Farber Presbyterian Church or to the Alzheimer's Association.

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