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Allene Joyce Strickland Seaton


Allene Joyce Strickland Seaton, 75, of Alachua, Fla., went home to be with Jesus at her residence surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, September 28, 2011.

She was born in Gainesville, Fla. on April 25, 1936. Allene was the owner of the Mop & Go housekeeping service and had many special clients. She was of the Pentecostal Faith and a longstanding member of the Kenneth Copeland Ministries. She enjoyed the outdoors and scouting out garage sales. She was a simple woman and a southern cook who loved to entertain and care for her family.

She was preceded in death by her father, A. J. Strickland; her mother, Leila M. Jones Strickland; brother, Ronnie Strickland; her sister, Mary Lee; and her daughter-in-law, Beth Seaton.

She will be dearly missed by her ex-husband, Floyd A. Seaton; her children, Deborah ( Ray )Seaton Seay, Andy Seaton, Lyle (Macie) Seaton, and Rusty (Sharon) Seaton; her sisters, Carol (Dick) Dries and Patricia Rojas; her beloved grandchildren, Melissa (Paul) Ferrel, Steve (Renee) Howell, Jr., Marty Howell, Nicky  (Matt) McClain, Bobby Armstrong, Shannon (Joe) Moore, Ryan (Kristen) Fogarty, Stephanie Seaton; and her great grandchildren, Hannah Ferrel, Aiysha Noah, Rebecca Howell, Madelyn Howell, Noah Johnson, Jonah Mann, Elizabeth McClain, Jordy Moore, and Lane Fogarty.

Graveside Services were held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at Hague Cemetery in Hague, Fla.

Special thanks to Haven Hospice. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32605.

Milam Funeral Home, Gainesville, Fla.