Susie Rebecca (Becky) Seaborn, 95, a resident of Cleveland, peacefully passed away Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, surrounded by her family in a local health care facility.
She was born in Sevier County, one of eight children of the late Arthur and Sophiann Owenby.
She worked with needle and thread virtually her whole life, including over 30 years at Hardwick Clothes, and had a lifelong love of hand quilting.
She was a member of Clingan Ridge Baptist Church for over 65 years and a member of the CRBC Quilters. Her loving hand stitches have been put into hundreds, if not thousands, of quilts and lives over the past years.
"Becky" was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Seaborn; brothers: Clell and Verlis Owenby; and sisters: Velma McKnight and Ethel Tillson.
She is survived by three sons: Donald (Jane) Seaborn, Leland Seaborn, and Arden (Wendy) Seaborn, all of Cleveland; daughter, Wanda (William) Rambaum of Oldsmar, Fla.; grandchildren: Angela (Jeff) Arnold, Justin (Denean) Seaborn, Amy (Dan) Belcher, Jennifer (Josh) Denton, Aeriel (Steven) Clukey, Landon Seaborn, Kim (Kyle) Hardee, Ceatta Collins and Jeff Rambaun; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters: Lena Elliott, Emma Ferguson and Hettie Copeland; and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration Remembrance of Life service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 3, 2018, in the chapel of Fike-Randolph & Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Sammy Hooker and the Rev. Gary Moats officiating.
Interment will follow in Hilcrest Memorial Gardens with Justin Seaborn, Landon Seaborn, Carson Belcher, Bryce Arnold, Hayden Seaborn, Josh Denton and Steven Clukey serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers include William Seaborn, Jeff Arnold, Dan Belcher and Jack Belcher.
Her family will receive friends Saturday, from 12 noon to 2 p.m., at the funeral home.
Her family requests that memorials be made to the Clingan Ridge Quilters Group at Clingan Ridge Baptist Church, 2412 Georgetown Road N.W., Cleveland TN 37311.
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