Butler County Times Gazette
  • Obituary: Dorothy May Seaburn

  • Dorothy May Seaburn, 93, of Salina, formerly of Augusta, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2013
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  • Dorothy May Seaburn, 93, of Salina, formerly of Augusta, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2013 while in the company of family members, at Salina Regional Health Center, Salina.
    Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation.
    The memorial service will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 31, 2013, at Glidden-Ediger Chapel, McPherson, with Pastor Lynn Scott officiating.
    Inurnment of cremated remains will be at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, May 31, 2013, in Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.
    She was born in Augusta, on April 5, 1920, a daughter of the late Bessie May (Hartup) Jordan and Cleo Melvin Ray.
    Dorothy attended and graduated from the Lily Lake School, rural Augusta.
    She was a homemaker and through the years worked at ABC Cleaners, Duckwalls and later Thoman's Variety Store in McPherson as a clerk and cashier, for over 40 years.
    Dorothy was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2715 Ladies Auxiliary, and attended First Christian Church, all of McPherson.
    Dorothy May Ray was united in marriage to Jay Seaburn on Oct. 14, 1936 at Winfield. Jay died on June 1, 1978.
    She is survived by: two daughters, Nancy JoAnn Hendershot and Sharon Kay Darrah and husband Charles Rush, all of Salina; two sisters, Betty Tull, of LaPorte, Colo. and Pauline Stanley, of Clinton, Mo.; three grandchildren, Bob Hunter of Salina, Steve Darrah of Topeka, and Julie Crowston and husband Chad of Renton, Wash.; three great-grandchildren, Jessica Darrah of Ames, Iowa, Darrah Crowston and Scott Crowston, both of Renton, Wash.
    Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jay; and a brother, Cleo Ray.
    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Multiple Sclerosis Society in care of Glidden-Ediger Funeral Home, 222 W. Euclid St., McPherson, KS 67460.
     
     

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