Iris A. Holley-Seeley

GERRY – Iris A. Holley-Seeley, 97, of Heritage Retirement Campus, formerly of Church Street, Gerry, went home to be with the Lord Feb. 27, 2013. Born Aug. 13, 1915 in Huntington, W. Va., daughter of the late Friend and Virginia Drown Leap. She was a 1935 Graduate

of Huntington High School. Iris was employed for over 20 years at Gerry Homes as Matron and Director of Personal Relations.

She was a member of the Gerry Free Methodist Church for 62 years and had held various offices and specifically children ministries. She loved to spend her summers at her cottage on Lake Ontario at Lighthouse Christian Camp. Wife of the late Rev. Oran L. Holley, whom she married Dec. 21, 1938 and who died Oct. 15, 1962; and the late Rev. Lawrence E. Seeley, whom she married Jan. 13, 1967 and who died in November 1975; mother of David (Mariann) Holley of Orangeburg, SC, Richard (Linda) Holley of Gerry and the late Paul Holley (Oct. 18, 1964); step-mother of Robert L. (Linda) Seeley of Gaithersburg, MD.; grandmother of Dr. Paul (Michelle) Holley of Gerry and Tracy (Rebecca) Holley of Webster; step grandmother of Debbie Tomosovich of Butler, PA, Robert Seeley Jr. of Phoenix, AZ, Jon Seeley of

Urbana, MD, Melanie Larson of Frederick, MD, Eric Seeley of New Market, MD, Kate Seeley of Gaithersburg, MD and Shannon Barksdale of Lynchburg, VA: great-grandmother of Erin, Jennifer and Heather Holley of Sinclairville and Anna and Eli Holley of Webster; step great-grand mother of 14; step great-great grandmother of 4; sister of Kathryn Hutson of Nashville, TN and the late Alma Morrison, Natella Deaver, Pauline Carroll, Myrtle Brammer, Foster, Ivan, Harmon and Paul Leap. Funeral service 11 a.m. Saturday in Gerry Free

Methodist Church, 4500 Church St., Gerry. Visitation 4-7 p.m. Friday in Jordan Funeral Home, Sin-clairville. Burial in Gerry Cemetery.