Obit: Mary Seay

Obit: Mary Seay

October 22nd, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Mary Thatcher Seay, 66, of Signal Mountain, left this world on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer.Mary was born in St. Louis, Mo., on Nov. 22, 1946, to Eugene Fusz and Florence Warfield Curry Thatcher. She attended University of Kentucky and on June 12, 1971 married Edward Allen Seay of Lexington, Ky.Mary is survived by Edward and their three children, William Allen (Melissa) Seay, of Germantown, Tenn., Courtney Thatcher Seay and Heather Seay (Andrew) Pinion, of Signal Mountain; and grandchildren, Caitlyn Pinion, Isabel and Charlotte Seay and Sophie Jackson. Her surviving siblings are Jane Hickenlooper, of St. Louis and Peter Thatcher, of Neavitt, Md.Mary was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Charlotte "Lolly", Margaret "Wee Pie", Becky and Charlie.Mary was an active member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and was a librarian in the Hamilton County School system, most recently at Signal Mountain Middle School. She was an avid walker, hiker and tennis player. Mary was loved by all her knew her and will be remembered most for her selfless, joyous spirit and as a devoted wife, mother, sister, and grandmother. Mary put everyone else before herself and will be deeply missed.In lieu of flowers, please send donations in memory of Mary to the American Cancer Society at the http://donate.cancer.org site.There will be a memorial mass at 11 a.m. EST on Saturday, Oct. 26, with a reception following at noon, at St. Augustine Church on Signal Mountain.