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Jonah Seay

Published: 04/12/2013

Jonah Seay, 90, passed away Saturday, April 6, 2013, in Knoxville, TN. 
He was a native of Del Rio, TN.

He was a member of Scott Memorial Church of God, was a trucker for 27 years with ET & WNC Lines and was a member of the Teamsters locals #519 in Knoxville and in Johnson City.

Jonah was preceded in death by his parents, Enos and Della Clark Seay; Mabel, his wife of 60 years; brothers Hugh, Ernest and Clayton; sisters, Eva Gregory, Eulah Bradley,  Flora Seay and Dovie Willis: 3 brothers and a sister died as infants, as did 2 grandchildren, Cynthia Moses and Ginger Fugunt.

Survivors include children, Merelyn (Kenneth) Moses, Patricia Seay, Brice (Janice) Seay, Joyce (Denis) Gallagher and Jonathan Dwight (Portia) Seay; Grandchildren, Susan Moses, Lisa Adams, Candice and Amber Seay, Melissa Montgomery and Karen Zondo, Heather Provencher and J.D Seay; 12 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; brothers, Ralph (Glennie) Seay and Ozias Seay; and a sister,  Mary (Furman) Woody.

A funeral service was held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday at North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with interment in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Scott Memorial Church of God, 1665 Waterhouse Street, East Ridge, TN 37412 or American Heart Association, 514 E. 4th St., Chattanooga, TN. 37403.

Arrangements by Chattanooga Funeral Home, North Chapel, 5401 Hwy 153, Hixson, TN 37343.

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