Dorcas Gayle Walser Seaford

Published 4:06 pm Monday, August 7, 2023

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Mrs. Dorcas Gayle Walser Seaford, 88, of NC 801 S., Advance, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2023 at her home.

She was born on July 13, 1935 in Davidson County to the late John Lloyd and Lucille Rummage Walser.

She was a member of Fork Baptist Church where she sang in the choir, was a member of the Co-ed 5 Sunday school class, and served in the nursery for 36 years. Mrs. Seaford was known for her baking, watching children for many families, and surrounding herself with Sunday lunches after church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband of 50 years, Reginald Jackson Seaford; 2 brothers, Aubrey Walser and John Lloyd Walser, Jr.; and her sister, Colleen Walser Curry.

Survivors include: 3 children, Rev. Craig Seaford (Joy) of Mooresville, Robin Sammons (Terry) of Advance, and Michael Seaford (Susan) of Advance; 9 grandchildren, Jeremy (Hollie), Josh (Trish), Jonathan (Chelsea), Joseph (Kristen), Jesse (Amber), Brandi (Brian), Brittany (Bradley), Colby (Jesse), and Tyler (Logan); 14 great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Priscilla Walser of Lexington; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10 at Fork Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Garrett and Rev. Craig Seaford officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:30-5 p.m. at the church.

Memorials may be considered for: Faith Baptist Church, 234 Catalina Drive, Mooresville, NC 28117; or to Trellis Supportive Care, 377 Hospital St., Suite 103, Mocksville, NC 27028.

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