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Mary Ann (Smith) Seagraves

October 10, 1919 — January 24, 2024

Hull

Mary Ann Seagraves, 104, passed away on January 24, 2024, at Quiet Oaks Health Care in Crawford, Georgia. Mary was born in Oglethorpe, County, on October 10, 1919, to her beloved parents, Meigs and Pearl Burgess Smith. She treasured precious memories of growing up with her three brothers and five sisters on their family farm in Maxeys. In 1938, Mary married Robert Seagraves of Hull. They were the proud parents of two beautiful daughters, Kitty and Montine. After Robert’s death in 1982, Mary continued to live in their homeplace in Sanford Community until 2020. During her lifetime Mary worked in Athens as a hairdresser, and then as a retailer and buyer at Davisons downtown and Macy’s at Georgia Square Mall until she retired in her late 70s. Mary was also a long-time member of Gordon’s Chapel Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents and siblings, Mary Ann was preceded in death by her husband, Robert; daughter, Kitty Payne; grandson, Barry Fitzpatrick; and granddaughter, Julie Davis. She is survived by her daughter, Montine Davis, and son-in-law, Robert Davis; granddaughters Susan Boswell (John), Donna Sisk, and Amy Davis Sanford (Joyce); and grandson, Ben Davis (Jessica). Mary Ann is also survived by eleven great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, two sisters-in-law, Linda and Nancy Seagraves, and brother-in-law, Lonie Seagraves.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, January 28 at Gordon's Chapel Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends at the church for one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow the service in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at stjude.org .

The family would like to thank the administrators and staff of Quiet Oaks Health Care for the love and care Mary received over the past four years.

Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, EAST, Athens, GA, is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Sunday, January 28, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gordon's Chapel Methodist Church

6625 Nowhere Road, Hull, GA 30646

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Funeral Service

Sunday, January 28, 2024

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gordon's Chapel Methodist Church

6625 Nowhere Road, Hull, GA 30646

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Interment following funeral service

Gordon's Chapel Methodist Church

6625 Nowhere Road, Hull, GA 30646

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