Ella Lee Seale
June 12, 1926 - March 17, 2023
Funeral services for Ella Lee Seale, 96, of Meadville were held at 3 p.m., Monday, March 20, 2023, at Franklin Funeral Home in Meadville with the Rev. Calvin Wactor and the Rev. Alvie Pernell officiating.
Interment was in Franklin County’s Midway Cemetery.
Visitation was held from 1 p.m., until the time of service on Monday at the funeral home.
She was born to Elbert Monroe Wallace and Georgia Anna Lee Wallace on June 12, 1926, in Meadville, and passed away on Friday, March 17, 2023, at Meadville Convalescent Home.
Mrs. Seale was a long-time member of Oak Grove Methodist Church.
She was the proud valedictorian of Woodrow Wilson High School, and enjoyed cooking, gardening and shopping.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husbands, James Burnell Leonard, Guice (Guy) Edward Myers and James Vardamon Seale; her brother, Monroe Wallace; her half-brothers, Charlie Wallace and John T. Wallace; and her sisters, Mary Jane McFarland, Versie Wactor, Alberta Sullivan and Irene Causey.
Survivors include her daughters, Mary Leonard Sullivan and Guynell Myers Smith (Rob); and her grandchildren, Tommy Sullivan and Gabe Smith.
Pallbearers were Rob Smith, Gabe Smith, José Alcarez, Bill Scott, Bart Jones and Norman Bedford.
Mary Sullivan spent many years by Mrs. Seale’s side as her caregiver.
Mrs. Seale spent the last five weeks as a patient at Franklin County Memorial Hospital in Meadville.
The family would like to thank the FCMH staff for the care given during her stay.
She passed within a few hours of being transferred to Meadville Convalescent Home.
Online condolences can be shared at www.franklinfh.com.
Franklin Funeral Home of Meadville was in charge of arrangements.
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