Fannie Mae Seymour


Fannie Mae Seymour, 97, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018.

She was a faithful member of White Oak United Methodist Church for 72 years, where she taught kindergarten for many years. She also worked in the office at W.T. Grant Company.

She loved to crochet and her talented handwork became widespread as she shared with family and friends.

Without a doubt “Maw-maw” held the title of “Best Grandmother Ever” as her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her main focus. She and her husband, “Paw-paw”, took many fun trips, went to recitals, athletic games and school functions.

After retirement, Fannie Mae and Jack spent winter months in Englewood, Fla., loving the sand and the sunsets.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, O.L. “Jack” Seymour; her parents; and all five of her brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her two sons, Jack (Kay) Seymour, and Ron (Cathy) Seymour; four grandchildren, Mark (Darla) Seymour, Cindy and Doug Moore, Emily (Travis) Shears, and Katie (Freddy) Edgemon; as well as her seven great-grandchildren.

A special thank you to Krystal, April, and Kandance for their devotion and loving care of our mother, and also to the hospice staff.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.

The funeral  will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Amy Nutt officiating. Interment will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Mark Seymour, Sloan Seymour, Sawyer Seymour, Doug Moore, Jackson Moore, Travis Shears and Freddy Edgemon.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice of Chattanooga or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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