Ann M. Howard Seward

August 5, 1931 ~ November 20, 2017 (age 86)


Mrs. Ann M. Howard Seward, 86 of Valdosta, passed away early Monday morning, November 20, 2017, at the Langdale Hospice House in Valdosta.

Born in Folkston, GA on August 5, 1931, she had lived in Camden County during her early years and had spent 10 years in Fernandina Beach, FL prior to moving to Valdosta 10 years ago. Mrs. Seward was a 1948 graduate of Camden County High School and had worked for Continental Life Insurance Company for many years before retiring from the insurance business as an underwriter. She enjoyed quilting, knitting, and reading - especially the Bible. She had been a proud Navy wife and dearly devoted mother and grandmother. Mrs. Seward was a member of First Methodist Church in Valdosta where she was in The Brandon Fishermen Sunday school class.

She was a daughter of the late Jasper Christopher & Josephine Allen Howard. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Gene Patrick Seward; her sister, Christine Davis; and three brothers, Jack Howard, Lonnie Howard, and Marvin Howard.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Steve & Karen Seward of Valdosta; her grandson, Ben Patrick Seward of Wootton Bassett, England; two brothers, Jim Howard of Blackshear and Kenneth "Tom" Howard of Pooler, GA; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Graveside services for Mrs. Seward will be held Friday afternoon, November 24, 2017, at 12:00 o'clock from the Shiloh Cemetery.

Visitation for Mrs. Seward will be held Friday morning from 11 until 12 at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Langdale Hospice House, 2263 Pineview Drive, Valdosta, GA 31602.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home, Inc. of Blackshear is in charge of the arrangements.

Friday, November 24, 2017
11:00 AM 11/24/2017 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 11/24/2017 12:00:00 PM
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home

PO Box 375
659 Main Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home
PO Box 375 Blackshear 31516 GA
United States
Friday, November 24, 2017
12:00 PM 11/24/2017 12:00:00 PM
Shiloh Cemetery

Blackshear, GA 31516

Shiloh Cemetery
Shiloh Blackshear 31516 GA
United States

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