Mary Lena Owen Seiver, 92, passed away Friday, December 1, 2017. She was born in Eustis, Florida on May 22, 1925, she was the daughter of the late M. Martin and Elizabeth Ward Owen, Mary Lena is preceded in death by her loving husband, the Rev. Marion Anderson Seiver; and her granddaughter, Ashley Odom.
She is survived by her son, Randy Seiver and his wife Vickie of Cartago, Costa Rica; her daughters, Deborah Odom and her husband Randall of Monroe, NC, and Melinda Van Zant and her husband, Dennis of Rocky Mount; thirteen grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Margaret Goodroe of Ocala, Florida and Ann Kickliter of Tallahassee, Florida.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Dr. Randall Odom and Rev. Tim Griffin officiating. Visitation with the family will follow the service in the Atrium of Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home.
A graveside service will take place Friday, December 8, 2017 at 10 a.m. in Mary Lena's home town at Oak Lawn Cemetery, 1900 North Wheeler Street, Plant City, FL 33563 with the Dr. Randall Odom officiating.
In lieu of funeral flowers, the Seiver family would like to suggest donations may be made in Mary Lena's name to Hospice and Palliative Care of Nash Health Care, 2460 Curtis Ellis Drive, Rocky Mount, NC 27804, the Alzheimer's Association, 3737 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 100, Raleigh, NC 27612 or the building fund of Christ Covenant Church, 3124 Belmont Lake Drive Rocky Mount NC 27804.
Arrangements by Wheeler & Woodlief Funeral Home & Cremation Services Rocky Mount.