Asa Waldo Seawell
Seawell, 95, Independence, Missouri, and formerly of Windfall, died at
6:15 a.m. Wednesday, February 11, 2009 in Independence. He was born
September 4, 1913 in Putnam, North Carolina to Asa Carlton & Laura Delilah
(Matthews) Seawell. On September 5, 1941 he married Dorcas Naomi Hinshaw and
she preceded him in death on October 15, 2007.
He was a minister in the Friends Church for nearly 50
years, serving churches in North Carolina, Iowa, Ohio and Indiana,
retiring in 1980. He was a member of the Tipton County Ministerial
He is survived by five children, Esther Kirkham
and husband John, West Palm Beach, Florida, Stephen Seawell and wife Jane,
Wichita, Kansas, Judy Zeikle and husband Charles, Independence, Missouri,
Matt Seawell and wife Beth, Greentown, and Al Timothy Seawell and wife
Carol, Parkesburg, Pennsylvania; one sister, Reatha Watson, McCain, North
Carolina; 14 grandchildren, Marwin Kirkham, Elaine Kirkham Polania, Jan
Seawell Reckers, Anthony Zeikle, Sarah Zeikle Bledsoe, Meghan Zeikle, Cami
Seawell Thomas, Cheryl Seawell, Cara Seawell Tarrh, Ryan Seawell, Jeremy
Seawell, Lindsey Seawell, Brandon Seawell and Erin Seawell. He also has
He was preceded in death by one brother and seven
His funeral will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 14 at Young-Nichols
Funeral Home with Revs. John Clark and Chris Ellis presiding.
Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, Windfall. Visitation will be
from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.