Eulav “Joan” Phillips Seekers

Published 9:37 am Monday, January 20, 2014

Eulav “Joan” Phillips Seekers, 73, of Selma, Ala., died Dec. 27, 2013.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Terrell Wayne Seekers; sisters, Gladys Arnold of Gramerton, N.C., and Myrtle Green of Gastonia, N.C.; brothers, Denford Phillips (Ginger) of Springhill, Fla., and Charles Phillips (Barbara) of Luverne, Ala.; sons, Walter Wayne Seekers (Peggy) of Marion Junction, Ala., and Floyd Williams Seekers (Eva) of Jones, Ala.; daughter, Shellia Ann McCarthy (Kenny) of Luverne, Ala.; grandsons, Jody Austin Rogers (Heather) of Luverne, Ala., Jeremy Thomas Nichols (Lauren) of Selma, Ala., Chad William Seekers (Crystal) of Selma, Ala., and Terry Frank Gatlin of Atlanta; granddaughters, Ashley Victoria Seekers Fancher (Robbie) of Valley Grande, Ala., and Nancy Caroline Nichols of Oklahoma City, Okla.; great-grandchildren, Addison Grace Fancher, James Allen McCray, Cashe’ Renee Seekers, Emmerson Hayes Fancher, Chase Wayne Rogers, Jacob Aston Rogers, Drake Aaron Thomas Nichols, Peyton Huffman, Evangeline Rose Seekers,; and a special friend and neighbor, Steve Reid.

Mrs. Seekers is preceeded in death by her parents, Johnny Walter and Nancy Victoria Odem Phillips; brother, Dempsey Phillips (Ruby) of Luverne, Ala.; and sister, Myrts Milton (Harley) of Gastonia, N.C.

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Funeral services were held Dec. 30, 2013, at Pleasant Home Baptist Church in Brantley, Ala., with Rev. Bernie Enzor and Rev. Charles Phillips officiating and Lawrence  Brown-Service Funeral Home directing. Burial followed at Pleasant Home Baptist Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Jody Austin Rogers, Chad Williams Seekers, Jeremy Thomas Nichols, Robbie DeWayne Fancher, Steve Reid and Kenny Harris.