Ruth E. Seal
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Ruth Elaine Seal, 79, Russellville, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Russellville Hospital.
Ruth's aim in life was be a good wife, mother, and grandmother, and she excelled at all of those. She was loved by all who knew her and will be missed by everyone.
The visitation will be noon-2 p.m. today at Spry Memorial Chapel with the funeral following at 2 p.m. in the chapel. Officiating will be Brother Gary Yielding and Brother Wade Wallace. Burial will be at Knights of Pythias Cemetery.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Alva L. Seal; daughter, Debby Griffith (husband, Harry); grandchildren, Scott Robison (wife, Laura-Kate) and Brooke Cowart (husband, Josh); great-grandchildren, Kenleigh and Jolie Cowart; sisters, Frances Logan and Edith Martin (husband, James); brother, Don Hovater (wife, Judy); sister-in-law, Mary V. Bolton; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her son, Terry Seal, parents, Nedward Dawson and Kate Hovater, brothers, Hershel Hovater (wife, Gladys), Clifton Hovater (wife, Ruth), sister, Lillian Garrison (husband, Silas), and several nieces and nephews.
The pallbearers will be Scott Robison, Harry Griffith, Skip Logan, Ricky Hovater, Gary Bolton, Zachary Bolton, James Harold Bolton, and Bobby Joe Childers.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the nurses and doctors of Russellville Hospital ICU, Dr. Kevin Kelly, and Dr. David Longmire for the love and care of our family.
Spry Memorial Chapel assisted the family. To sign the register book and to offer private condolences to the family, go to sprymemorialchapel.com.
Spry Memorial Chapel-Russellville - Russellville
906 South Jackson Avenue PO Box 246 Russellville, AL 35653
Published in Florence Times Daily from Aug. 22 to Aug. 23, 2014