Audreye Jean Seals, 72, of Woodlawn, Illinois passed away at 1:34 P.M. September 27, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born December 20, 1946 in Mangham, Louisiana to the late Chandler and Easter Rose (Perkins) Ward. She married Reverend James L. Seals in May of 1970 in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
In addition to her husband of forty-nine years, Audreye is survived by her daughters, Ivy Patrice Harris of Mount Vernon, Illinois and Fannie Charles of Kalamazoo, Michigan; sons, Reverend Johnnie Monroe of Detroit, Michigan and Jimmy Monroe of Detroit, Michigan; grandchildren, McKinley Brooks, McKaleb Brooks, McKaeden Dupree, and AunaJae Dupree; step-daughter, Stacey Whittaker; sisters, Fannie (Matthew) Nelson of Maywood, Illinois, Mildred Jenkins of Laurel, Maryland, Edith Ward of Arlington, Texas, Charlene Webb of Jackson, Mississippi, and Beverly Ward of Antioch, Tennessee; and numerous nieces, nephews, including Lee Croom of Rockford, Illinois, and godchildren.
In addition to her parents, Audreye was preceded in death by her brother, Edward Earl McMillion and Charlie Ward.
Mrs. Seals was a grade school, high school, and college teacher for forty years. She was a member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church and will be dearly missed by all who know her.
A Visitation will be held Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Tim Goodwin officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois.
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