Mary Ellen Seay

Mrs. Mary Ellen Seay, 81, of Jonesboro, passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2011. She was preceded in death by daughter Brenda Patrick.

She was survived by her husband, Paul E. Seay; son, Sammy Seay; daughters and sons-in-law, Sandra and Bobby Wiggins, Patti and Mike Lane; sons and daughters-in-law, Randy and Novie Seay, Doug and Tara Seay; brothers and sisters-in-law, Bobby and Nelda McDonald, Stanley and Brenda McDonald, Bennie and Margie McDonald; sister, Annie Ruth Seagraves; 13 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, August 26, at Zion Hill Baptist Church in Jonesboro, with Pastor Martin Jones officiating. Interment Sherwood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Thursday, August 25, from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.

Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge (770) 210-2700,