Fern Seaman McCoy was born on September 10, 1912 in Eldon, Iowa. She died on October 21, 2010 in Kabul Nursing Home, Cabool, Missouri, at the age of 98.
In 1953 she married Ben McCoy who preceded her in death on June 13, 1974. Fern spent most of her years in Burlington, Iowa, where she ran the front office at the Iowa Army Ammunition plant prior to her marriage and move to Ottumwa, Iowa.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Nonia (Welch) Seaman; her brothers, Harry, Harold, Charles and Arthur Seaman; and her sisters, Ruth Seaman and Rosella Susie Day.
She is survived by sisters-in-law Joan and Tyline Seaman, many nieces, nephews, cousins and a multitude of friends.
She will be remembered for her jokes and storytelling. She was also an avid St. Louis Cardinal baseball fan. She also spent many hours crocheting and giving these items to friends and family. Fern will be greatly missed by those who knew her.
The body had been cremated under the direction of Evans Funeral Home, Houston, Missouri.
A celebration of her life will be held at Comfort Suites in Burlington, Iowa, on December 4, 2010 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.