Axie Jane Seals, 101, of Hannibal, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 in her home.
Axie was born on April 27, 1918 in Ursa Township, near Walnut Corners. The daughter of Filmer and Julia (Mace) Stanfield. She was raised by her aunt and uncle, Earl and Dora Mace after the death of her mother. She married Harold Lark Seals on February 12, 1936 in Quincy. Harold passed away on September 24, 1979.
Axie was a member of the Lima Christian Church and enjoyed gardening, cooking, reading, hunting, exchanging recipes and telling stories.
Surviving are; two daughters, Marilyn (Clyde) Hufendick of Sutter, Linda Pierceall of Hannibal; six grandchildren, Julie (Jack) Wilson of Hamilton, Kevin (Jill) Hufendick of Quincy, Kent (Jennifer) Hufendick of Battle Ground, In., Mark (Sarah) Hufendick of Mendon, Patty (Jim) Moots of Unionville, Mo., Janice (Don) Dimmitt of Kirksville, Mo.; thirteen great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are; two half sisters, Mary and Dorothy; one daughter-in-law, Joan Seals of Unionville, Mo. and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by one son, Harold Richard Seals; one brother Frank Stanfield and one son-in-law, Jim Pierceall.
Services will be 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in the Hunter Funeral Home in Mendon with Reverend Connie Jenkins officiating. Interment will be in the New Providence Cemetery near Ursa. Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 in the Hunter Funeral Home in Mendon. Memorial contributions have been suggested to the American Cancer Society or St. Judes Children’s Hospital. You are invited to share memories of Axie and leave condolences at www.hunterfuneralhomes.com