PETE SEALS, AGE 82
And a resident of Thomas died at11:45 pm Friday January 18th, 2013 at his home. He was a longtime member of Crain’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church and a former employee of Crown Zellerbach. He was retired from the Washington Parish School board as a bus driver at Thomas School. Pete was also a retired self-employed Dairyman who enjoyed all the time spent working his cows.
He was a big sports fan, especially baseball and cherished the times he watched his grandchildren in all their athletic pursuits. Pete also enjoyed listening and watching his son Eli perform. The family will always hold dear the thought of all the caring commitment their father showed to their mother during her lengthy illness.
Daughter and Son in law: Rita and Eddie Self of Thomas
3 Sons and Daughters in law: Jarone and Karen Seals, Tab and Lyn Seals, Eli Seals all of Thomas
12 Grandchildren and Spouses: Tory and Missy Self, Daylon Self, Tylan and Brittney Self, Ashley and Dennis Whiddon, Bailey Seals, Logan Seals, Shay Seals, Kyley Seals, Will and Mary Seals, Austin Seals, Eliza Seals, Bailey Prisk,
8 Greatgrandchildren: Brooke Self, Brance Self, Presley Self, John-Eric Self, Kalyn Bowling, Lathan Whiddon, Ember Conley, Mallory Golden
2 Expected Great-grandchildren
Sister: Ethylene Hartzog of Angie
Sister in law: Bernice Seals of Dexter
Special Friends: Lucius Crain and Bobby Earl Thomas
Also numerous nieces and nephews
He was preceded in death by his wife Elaine Knight Seals, his parents William Eli Seals and Annie Mae Pace Seals, sisters Katie Crain and Larcie Smith, and brothers Oden Seals, Richard Seals, and Marcus Seals.
Visitation will be at Crain Funeral Home Monday January 21st from 5 pm until 9pm and after 9 am on Tuesday. A funeral service will be held at 11 am Tuesday in the funeral home chapel with Eld. Willie J. Passman, Rev. Denny Brumfield, and Rev. Eric Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Crain’s Creek Missionary Baptist Church cemetery.
Obituaries can be viewed online at www.crainfh.com