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1935 James 2022

James "Jack" Charles Seawright

January 16, 1935 — March 20, 2022

McGregor, Texas

James C. “Jack” Seawright passed from this life early Sunday morning, March 20, 2022, at the age of 87, following a long illness.  A memorial service will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, March 23, 2022, in The Chapel of Grace Gardens Funeral Home, 8220 Woodway Dr. Waco, with Rev. Lianne Turner officiating.  Private inurnment will be in Moody Cemetery.

Jack was born January 16, 1935, in the Greenock Community in Bosque County, the son of the late Charlie and Hulda (Walsleben) Seawright.    He grew up and graduated from Valley Mills High School.  He met and fell in love with Betty Perryman of McGregor, Texas on a blind date.  They were married February 13, 1954, at First United Methodist Church in McGregor.  They recently celebrated their sixty-eighth anniversary.  Jack and Betty were long time residents of McGregor where they were active in the First United Methodist Church and school activities. Jack was employed by Central Freight Lines in Waco, Texas where he retired after thirty-seven years of dedicated service.  Following his retirement, he was employed with Perryman and Wilson Builders for several years.

Preceding him in death was a grandson, his parents, a sister, a brother and two sisters-in-law.

Jack is survived by his wife Betty; a daughter Sharon Schmidt and husband Gary; a son J. Scott Seawright; grandchildren Ashley Schmidt, Matthew Schmidt and wife Andrea; a great grandson, Rex ; a sister, Nell Norman and husband Wayne; a brother, Don Seawright.

For those desiring, the family has suggested First United Methodist Church, 500 S. Madison St, McGregor, Texas 76657 or the American Parkinson’s Disease Association, PO Box 61420
Staten Island, NY 10306, for memorial contributions.

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Grace Gardens Funeral Home Chapel

8220 Woodway Drive, Woodway, TX 76712

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