Mr. Claude Houston Seymore, age 86 of Lickskillet Road, Summerville passed away Sunday morning in Oakview Nursing and Rehab Center. He was born October 18, 1923 in DeKalb County, Alabama son of the late Claude F. and Sarah Jane Shankles Seymore. He was a veteran of the US Army having served during World War II. He was the owner and operator of Seymore Chevron Service Station and a member of South Summerville Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by a brother Floyd Seymore and an infant sister.
Survivors include his wife: Mildred Beatrice Reynolds Seymore of Summerville; son and daughter in law: Richard Houston and Terri Seymore of Elijay, GA.; two grandsons: Richard Brandon Seymore , Lewisburg, PA.; Evan Frank Houston Seymore, Elijay; grandaughter and husband, Melinda and Justin Carder of Elijay; two great grandchildren: Katelynn and Kristen Carder of Elijay. Also a special niece: Sarah Jane Henderson of Summerville and a special nephew: Greg Harrison, Pennivlle. Sister: Mary Miller of Pennville and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services will be conducted Tuesday April 20, 2010 at 2 PM from the graveside at Greenhills Memory Gardens with Rev. Ken Johnson officiating.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers and food that donations be made to the American Cancer Society.
Pallbearers are requested to meet at Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home on Tuesday April 20 at 1:30 and include the following: Evan Seymore, Greg Harrison, Danny Blackwell, Danny Edwards, Joe Hunt and Jim Clark. Honorary pallbearers are Weymon Morgan, Dr. Edward Bowers, Hoyt Williams, Marvin Hughes, M.D. Hughes, Sr., and Doctors and Staff of Oakview Nursing Home.
Erwin-Petitt Funeral home has charge of the funeral arrangements for Mr. Claude Houston Seymore who passed away on Sunday.