Jimmie Nell Seay

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Jimmie Nell Seay, age 86, died Saturday, August 20th, in Birmingham, Alabama of a heart attack.  Mrs. Seay was born in Sipsey, Alabama to parents James and Cora Fields.  She was a retired elementary school teacher who held degrees in Early Childhood Education and Child Psychology.  

She married Ralph Vincent Seay of Bryson City in 1959.  They resided in Bryson for a number of years where she was active in the Garden Club and Swain County High School which her children attended.  

She is survived by her daughter, Leisa Lynne (Paul) Sanford, son Kevin “Rusty” (Jennifer) Seay, cousin George Aiken of Pell City, AL, sister-in-law Agnes Seay of Piedmont, AL, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be conducted by Crisp Funeral Home.  There will be a viewing on Friday, August 26th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.  Funeral services will be held at Crisp Funeral Home Saturday, August 27th at 2:00 pm with burial to follow at Swain Memorial Park.  Family and friends are welcome.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Leeds-Jane Culbreth Public Library, 1804 Parkway Drive, Leeds, AL 35094.

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