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Jimmy Ross Seay

Jimmy Ross Seay, 84, of Russellville, passed away March 12 at his residence.

Mr. Seay proudly served in the U.S. Army. He and his wife, Deanna, attended Russellville Church of Christ.  He was the Russellville postmaster for 30 years and later ran Town Hill Truck Stop. He was very well thought of in the Russellville community and leaves wonderful memories for anyone who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his son, Jonathan Seay, and parents, Bessie and Litt Seay.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 60 years, Deanna Cross Seay; children, Dana Seay Chard (Tony) and Joseph Seay (Jill); grandchildren, Erin (Derek) Schallenkamp, Ben (Maggie) Chard, Charlie (Camie) Chard, Katherine Seay and Daniel Seay; great-grandchildren, Alec, Brian, Callie, Holland and one on the way; sisters, Peggy Beam and Sondra Seay; in-laws, Vickie and Norris Nielson and Randy and Kim Cross; and several nieces and nephews.

The visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. March 19 at Spry Memorial Chapel. A time of celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. in the chapel.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Jose DelaRosa, Cedar Creek Subdivision neighbors, Russellville Church of Christ family and Maria Hernandez for the love and care shown to our dad and mom over the past few years.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you consider donating to the Kidney Foundation of Alabama, 265 Riverchase Parkway E., Suite 106, Birmingham, AL 35244.

Spry Memorial Chapel assisted the family. To have us sign the book for you, please free to call, or to leave private condolences, please visit www.sprymemorialchapel.com.