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P.O. Box 319, 101 N. Second Street
McGehee, AR 71654
Phone: (870) 222-3232
Fax: (870) 222-4801
Dorothy Seamans

Dorothy Louise Barrett Seamans

Saturday, December 4th, 1920 - Monday, July 27th, 2020
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Dorothy Louise Barrett Seamans, 99, of McGehee, AR died early Monday morning, July 27, 2020 in Dermott, AR. She was born on December 4, 1920 in Selma, AR to John Robert and Marie Lucile Brown Barrett. She was married to Billie Seamans for 74 years, until his death in 2018.

Dorothy owned and operated a beauty shop in McGehee for 30 years, then worked with Billie in their photography studio until their late 80’s. She was a member of First Baptist Church in McGehee for 76 years, having taught in Sunday school for over 40 years, worked in training union, and sang in the choir. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, great grandmother, and great, great grandmother. She is survived by her children, Jerry Lee (Gail) Seamans of Lake Village, Harry Don (Maria) Seamans of McGehee, and Billie Glen (Jane) Seamans of Laurinburg, North Carolina. She is also survived by her 11 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 1 great, great granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, two infant children, Glen Barrett and Robert Samuel, and her siblings, Mary Idell Barrett Wilson, Helen Lucile Barrett Wood, and John Robert Barrett, Jr.

Funeral services will be graveside at 10am on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the McGehee Cemetery with Pastor David Brown officiating. Pall-bearers will be Terry Seamans, Kevin Seamans, Dan Calaway, Alan Spears, Trey Raymer, Dalton Crain, Lee Crain, and Josh Seamans.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church of McGehee at P.O. Box 133, McGehee, AR 71654. The family thanks the Dermott Nursing Home for their loving care.
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    Thursday, July 30th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Thursday, July 30th, 2020 10:00am
    Graveside McGehee Cemetery
    Crooked Bayou Drive
    McGehee, AR
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    Rev. David Brown
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    McGehee Cemetery
    Crooked Bayou Rd
    McGehee, AR 71654
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Delbert Palmer

Posted at 02:11am
Eternal rest grant unto her, as she is now with Billie. They were such a loving couple.

Barbara Hays, Robin Hays Woith, George Hays & Dian

Posted at 09:30am
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Debby Bland

Posted at 08:41am
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Cecil & Sandra Pryor

Posted at 11:24pm
Cecil & I are so sorry for your loss. You couldn't t help but enjoy talking to Mrs. Seamans. She & Mr. Billy were a beautiful pair with loving marriage of 74 years. They will meet again.
Sincere condolences,
Cecil & Sandra Pryor
Conway. AR

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