Victoria Arwilla Seamon-Scarborough
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Marion Station—Victoria Arwilla Seamon-Scarborough, was born to the late Carrie Mae Seamon and Horace Collins on May 17, 1932 in Crisfield, MD. God called her home on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 after a lengthy illness.
Victoria was educated in the Somerset County Public Schools and graduated from Crisfield Colored High School in 1948. She earned her Bachelor's degree from the University of MD Eastern Shore and did graduate studies at Temple University.
In November 1960 Victoria married the late George Henry Scarborough. From this union there were two children Luzon (deceased) and Carrie Mae. Victoria was very devoted to her family. She believed in the value of a strong family and the importance of education.
She was employed as a teacher with the Somerset County Public School System and retired after 34 years of service.
Victoria was a devoted member of Shiloh United Methodist Church where she was active in several organizations and committees, until her health began to fail.
She leaves to cherish fond memories: her daughter, Carrie Bivens (Carlos) of Joppa, MD; one sister Romenia Douglas (Burnzie) of Philadelphia, PA; one sister- in- law, Annie Mae Scarborough of Marion, MD; two grandchildren, Brandon and Kyle Bivens; a special sister in Christ, Kay Blue; one Goddaughter, Victoria Walker(Durell) of Salisbury, MD; a devoted nephew, Preston Scarborough (Veronica); several other nephews, nieces and a host of other cousins, relatives and friends.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, 12 noon at Shiloh United Methodist Church in Crisfield, where friends may call one hour prior. The Rev. Frances Fitchett will officiate. Friends may also call the church on Friday from 6 - 8 pm. Interment will be in Mt. Peer UMC Cemetery in Marion Station. Services are Entrusted to Anthony E. Ward, Jr. Funeral Home in Crisfied. To send condolences please visit www.anthonyeward.com
Published in The Daily Times on Jan. 3, 2013