Obituary for SEELEY

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Monday July 20, 2009

Isabella Perry Seeley, 83, of Albuquerque passed into the arms of her Savior Jesus Christ on July 18, 2009, after a valiant fight with cancer. She spent her last day with her loving family and friends, doing what she loved the most: being serenaded by her three sons. Isabella was born in Miami, FL, on April 2, 1926, to Jennie Morris and Joseph B. Perry. She grew up in Alabama and Wilkes Barre, PA, where she graduated from high school. She attended David Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. Isabella married Floyd J. Seeley on August 14, 1946. While Floyd worked in the military and government, they enjoyed living and traveling throughout the U.S. and Europe. She retired as an Auditor with the U.S. General Accounting Office in Dallas, TX. Isabella was a faithful member of the Northeast Church of Christ. The family would like to express their deep gratitude for the devotion church members provided her. Isabella was predeceased by her beloved husband, Floyd; her parents; and two brothers, Richard Howell Perry and Bert M. Perry. She is survived by her three sons Steven (wife Carolyn), of Dana Point, CA, Michael (wife Louise) of Eagle, ID, and Chuck (wife Colleen) of Corrales, NM; eight grandchildren Ryan and Erin Seeley; Amber Hackett, Mike and Drew Seeley; Ben Dion; and Martin and Matthew Seeley; and six great-grandchildren; Helaina, Eden and Kane Hackett; Colton and Parker Seeley; and Peyton Woolcott. She is also survived by one brother and one sister: Francis M. Perry (wife Charlotte) of Franklin, TN; and Betty Jo Corcoran of Fairhope, AL, and many nieces and nephews. Services will be held at Northeast Church of Christ, 11000 Paseo del Norte on July 21, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. with burial to follow at Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe. Friends may visit at French Wyoming Blvd Chapel, Monday, July 20, 2009 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Northeast Church of Christ Building Fund is requested. Please visit our online guestbook for Isabella at RememberTheirStory.com French 7121 Wyoming Blvd. NE (505) 823-9400