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Jean (Gibbons) Seabaugh

July 7, 1936 ~ December 24, 2018 (age 82)


Audrey J. “Jean” Seabaugh, 82, of Jackson, passed away Monday, December 24, 2018, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. 

She was born July 7, 1936, in Delta, Missouri, to Daniel M. and Margaret Nix Gibbons.  She and Johnny Seabaugh were married May 16, 1954.   They had been married 61 years when Johnny passed away February 5, 2016.

Jean was a graduate of Delta High School.  After she and Johnny were married, they resided in several states, including Iowa, Arkansas, and California, moving back to Missouri in 1976.  Jean worked as a surgical tech in several hospitals.  When Johnny felt called to become a pastor, Jean supported him in his ministry, first at Good News Christian Center in Jackson and then at The Rock in Cape Girardeau, where Jean was still a member.   

 Loving survivors include two sons, Mark (the late Vickie) Seabaugh of Delta, Missouri and Kevin Seabaugh (Donna Harrison) of Jackson; six grandchildren, Nick, Chris, Kacie, Kayla, Justin, and Kevin Lee; seven great-grandchildren, Lane, Hannah, Hunter, Holden, Jason, and Austin, and Gracynn a brother, David W. (Doreen) Gibbons of Devils Lake, North Dakota.

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; and a daughter-in-law, Vickie Seabaugh; and two sisters, Wanda (Donnie) Seabaugh and Betty (Virgil) Long. 

Visitation is from 3 to 7 p.m., Sunday, December 30, 2018, and from 12 p.m. to service time, Monday, at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.   

The funeral is at 2 p.m, Monday, December 31, 2018, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Greg King officiating.

Interment will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery in Cape Girardeau.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to the National Kidney Foundation, 1001 Craig Road, Suite 480, St. Louis, MO 63146.

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