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Edith Adell Seay

April 26, 1927 November 9, 2015
Edith Adell Seay
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PEORIA Edith Adell Seay, 88, of Peoria passed away at 11:40 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, 2015,at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home.
Edith was born on Apr. 26, 1927, in Peoria to the late Clarence and Minnie (Catlin) Keil. She married Richard Seay. He preceded her in death in 1995.
She was also preceded in death by one brother, Clarence Keil.
She is survived by three nephews, Dan (Sharon) Pearson of Sunnyland, Marty (Pam) Keil of Jacksonville, N.C., Todd (Amy) Keil of Tampa, Fla.; two nieces, Linda (Steve Shaff) Smith of Tarpon Springs, Fla., Amy (Michael) Hadsell of East Peoria; 10 great-nieces and nephews; five great-great-nieces and nephews; five great-great-great-nieces and nephews.
Edith worked for ATT as a telephone operator. She also owned her own business pricing estate sales. She also owned an antique shop.
She was a member of the Button Club of Peoria Chapter and Galesburg Chapter. She enjoyed collecting many types of buttons and went to many shows, where she won awards for her buttons.
A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, at Wright Salmon Mortuary. John Edwards will officiate. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the mortuary. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens.
Memorials may be made to a charity of the donors choice.
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