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In Memory Of Our Poets

Martha Noble Seay (Jones) (1927-2008) - Class Of 1945

Martha Noble Seay JONES, 80, passed away January 4th, 2008 after an extended ill­ness. A lifelong resident of Montgomery, AL, she was born to Noble Harris Seay and Margaret Miles Seay on August 14, 1927. Visitation will be in the church parlor of First Baptist Church, Montgomery on Tuesday, January 8th, 2007, at 10:30AM and Services will be held at 11:30 AM in the Old Stakely Sanctuary. Internment will fol­low the Service at Green­wood Cemetery. Noble is survived by her hus­band of 57 years, Renis O. Jones. Jr., three sons, Renis O. Jones, III, Noble Seay Jones and his wife Jeri, George Miles Jones, and daughter Martha Jones Carroll and her husband Bill; and grandchil­dren Noble "Bo" Seay Jones,Jr., and Martha Kathryn "K­atie" Jones, a sister, Betty Ann Moore; many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Noble was pre­deceased by her identical twin sister, Margaret "Pegge" Seay Compton, wife of Dick Compton. Noble was a graduate of Huntingdon College, an art teacher at Bellinger Hill School, and briefly director of the Montgomery YWCO. She was a life-long active mem­ber of First Baptist Church Montgomery, where she was a member of the Truitt-Bur­gess Sunday School Class, an active prayer room volunteer, in-home ministry volunteer, and WMU member. Noble was an active member of the Twentieth Century Club, the Montgomery Junior League, Daughters of the American Revolution, Daugh­ters of American Colonists, the "Sewing Club" and Dog­wood Garden Club. Active Pallbearers are Steve Bowman, Dan Faber, Rick Hansen, John Harrell, Claude Hornsby, Edward Hunter, Ralph Moore, and Mark Wil­kerson. Honorary Pallbearers are Dr. John Ashurst, Charles Hum­phries, Bobby Jones, Charles Owen, Milton Taff, William Pearson, the Truett-Burgess Sunday School Class, and members of the Sewing Club: Jean Upchurch, Betty Ann Key, Margaret Rush, Melba Melton, Hallie Head, Mary Hayden Springer, Lois Durr and their husbands. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Caring Center, 305 S. Perry Street,Montgomery, AL or The Seay Twins Art Gallery at Hunting­don College, 1500 E. Fairview Avenue, Montgomery, AL.  Flowers welcome.
Publication Date: 01/07/2008