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Emily S. Seamster

April 22, 1924 January 8, 2012
Emily S. Seamster
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Emily S. Seamster, age 87, of Belle Valley, Ohio, died Sunday, January 8, 2012, at her home. She was born April 22, 1924, in Yorkville, Ohio, daughter of the late Albert and Lucy Gaylord Briggs. She was a homemaker, and she was a Methodist by faith. She enjoyed playing poker, bingo, and slot machines. She also enjoyed attending yard sales. She loved her family. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her first husband, Roy L. 'Dan' Prunty, who died in 1968; her second husband, James Roy Seamster, who died in 1987; a granddaughter, Melinda Mizik; a great-granddaughter, Deshawna Pekari; four brothers, Albert, Kenneth, Paul, and Emanuel Briggs; and one daughter-in-law, Connie Prunty, who died in 2007. Surviving are her children, William 'Bill' (Jackie) Briggs of Martins Ferry, Kenneth 'Kenny' (Sue) McCoy of Yorkville, Emanuel (Mary) McCoy of Pleasant City, Jerome 'Mike' McCoy of Cambridge, Linda (Bob) Bettinger of Florence, Carol (Jim) Mizik of Belle Valley, Daniel 'Danny' Prunty of Belle Valley, and Janell (Jay) Wheeler of Florence; 17 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; and one nephew. Friends may call Tuesday, January 10, 2012, from 4-8PM at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East Street, Caldwell, where the funeral service will be observed Wednesday, January 11th at 11AM with Ken Perkins officiating. Burial will follow at Halleys Ridge Cemetery near Ava.

Halleys Ridge Cemetery

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 4-8PM

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 11AM
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