Marie Baker Seamon

Published 12:54 pm Monday, September 12, 2016

Mrs. Marie Baker Seamon, 85, formerly of Country Lane, Mocksville, died surrounded by her loving family, Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, in the home where she was reared as a child.

She was born Aug. 27, 1931, in Davie County, to the late John Carl and Mary Clement Baker. She was a lifelong resident of Mocksville and graduated from Mocksville High School. She was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She was a homemaker while her son was young and also cared for her young nieces during this time. She began a long career working for local accounting firms owned by Rob Evans and later Larry Ledford. She  enjoyed spending time with family, collecting glassware, gardening, canning fresh vegetables and was a wonderful cook. She was cared for by her sister and brother-in-law, Jean and Lewis Rothrock.

She was also preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Cecil Carl Seamon; and her son, Steven Carl Seamon.

Survivors: 2 grandchildren, Chris Seamon and Heather Seamon, and a daughter-in-law, Dawn Seamon, all of Wake County; 3 sisters, Polly Lagle, Jean Rothrock (Lewis) and Jenny Aguallo (Gabe); and numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life service will be conducted at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Charles Lindquist Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Cemetery. The family received friends Tuesday, Sept.  13 at the funeral home.

Memorials: Hospice/Palliative CareCenter, 377 Hospital St., Ste. 103, Mocksville; or Oak Grove UMC Cemetery Fund, 1994 US 158, Mocksville.