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Edith (Antrican) Seal

October 12, 1928 ~ October 9, 2019 (age 90)


Edith “Granny” Antrican Seal, age 91, of Sneedville, born October 12, 1928 in West Carlton, Ohio, departed this life October 9, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family.  She was a member of Providence Missionary Baptist Church.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Hanagan (Hank) Seal; parents, Otis & Della Antrican; son, Dewain Seal; brother & sister-in-law, Doyle & Nola Antrican; sister & brother-in-law, Alieen & C.E. Houston; grandson, Michael Seal and great-great-grandson, Maverick Seal.

She was “Granny” to everyone who knew her.  A loving mother, grandmother and friend to all who knew her.  She will be missed by so many.

Survivors include;

Daughter & Son-in-law; Deanna & Rev. Ralph Trent

Son & Daughter-in-law; Norman & Bertha Seal

Grandchildren; Scott Trent & wife April, Donna Seal, Angela Nichols & husband Brennen and Jason Seal

Great-Grandchildren; Breanna, Katie & Cortney Nichols, John, Nick & MaKenzie Greene, Zack, Trevor & Benlee Seal, Brady, Ty & Cooper Trent and Dakota Trent & wife Kayla

Great-Great-Grandson; Colt Trent

Several nieces, nephews, family and friends


The family wants to say a special Than You to her caregivers, Debbie Roberts & Glenda Crider, her nurse, Jimmy (Jay) Davis, Dr. John Short and Dr. Casey Johnson and to all of our family & friends for visiting Granny during her illness.


Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday, October 13. 2019 at the McNeil Funeral Home Chapel

Rev. David Alder officiating

Special music will be provided by Ronnie & Nancy Brewer and Brady Trent

Interment will follow in the Seal Cemetery

Serving as pallbearers will be Scott Trent, Jason Seal, John Greene, Nick Greene, Dakota Trent, Brady Trent & Brennen Nichols

Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Zack, Trevor & Benlee Seal and Ty, Colt & Cooper Trent

The family will receive friends from 6 to 9 P.M. on Friday, October 11, 2019 and Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the McNeil Funeral Home.


Online condolences can be made at


McNeil Funeral Home in Sneedville in charge of arrangements

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October 11, 2019

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
McNeil Funeral Home
124 Church St. P.O. Box 127
Sneedville, TN 37869

October 12, 2019

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
McNeil Funeral Home
124 Church St. P.O. Box 127
Sneedville, TN 37869

Funeral Service
October 13, 2019

2:00 PM
McNeil Funeral Home
124 Church St. P.O. Box 127
Sneedville, TN 37869

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