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Alice Seaton

March 14, 1926 — February 19, 2017

Alice L. Seaton, 90, of Woodhull, IL died Sunday, February 19, 2017 at Care Center of Abingdon, IL. Services are 12:00 Noon Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Maranatha Chapel in Alpha. Burial is in the Alpha Cemetery. Visitation is from 10:00 AM until time of services Saturday at the church. Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home is serving the family. Memorials may be left for Maranatha Chapel or Meals on Wheels and online condolences can be made at

She was born March 14, 1926 in Aledo, IL to Lyle and Gladys Minteer Stead. She graduated from Aledo High School. On December 22, 1944, she married Richard Seaton in Aledo, IL. He died in 1997.

Alice assisted her husband in the operation of the family farm near Seaton, Illinois. For many years, she was a seamstress for area factories, including the Aledo Glove Factory.

She was a founding member of the Maranatha Chapel in Alpha. Alice enjoyed sewing, playing the organ and piano and being with her family.

Survivors include two daughters, Carol Litton and Barbara (Daniel) Tusing, all of Woodhull; one son, David (Joan) Seaton of Prophetstown; 8 grandchildren; several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; one brother, Jerry (Shirley) Stead of Viola; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother, Jack Stead, one sister, Pauline Dutton and two nephews.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Maranatha Chapel
2031 US Hwy. 150, Alpha IL 61413

Meals On Wheels
Woodhull IL 61490

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