Carolyn Simpson Seavy

August 25, 1935 - March 30, 2019
Carolyn Simpson Seavy

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Carolyn, 83 of Wilmington, was a child of Charles Edward and Nancy Eubanks Simpson.

Carolyn considered herself a “southern belle.” She often was seen wearing a colorful hat, walking her dog, Sassy.

She attended Forest Hills, New Hanover High Schools and Stratford Jr. College in Danville, VA.

She was in Brownies, Girl Scouts and the Tri-Hi-Y program, part of the YMCA at that time.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband, Korean War Veteran James Seavy. Carolyn is survived by her 3 children from her first marriage, Deborah McDaniel (Rodgers), Barbara Price (Hank) and John McDaniel (Kathleen). Her grandchildren are Jerel, Travis, Harper, Dania, Jason, Jonathan and Joshua. She has 10 great-grandchildren.

Carolyn’s Celebration of Life will be at 11:00am on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at Wrightsville Beach Baptist Church, 601 Causeway Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480. Reception to follow.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st St., Wilmington, NC 28403 910-791-9099

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  • April 04, 2019
    Cecelia Black Corbett says:
    Was so sorry to hear of Carolyn's passing. We were childhood friends living in the same Brookwood neighborhood. Her parents, Nancy and "Simp", were friends of my parents, I last saw Carolyn over three years ago when we met for lunch at the K & W.

  • April 04, 2019
    John Blanchard says:
    RIP & Much Love to Aunt Deborah & Family

  • April 05, 2019
    Jay Hockenbury and Deborah Hockenbury says:
    Condolences and prayers to all the family. Carolyn was a lovely person to be around and know that you will miss her very much. May God sustain and strengthen you in this time of bereavement.

  • April 06, 2019
    Phyllis D says:
    My heartfelt sympathy for the loss of Mrs. Seavy. May you cherish her memory always. May the God of all comfort Jehovah see you through this very difficult period, 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4. May God comfort your hearts and make you firm through his son Jesus. May God grant you lasting peace during your time of bereavement.