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Madonna Joan (Summers) Howerton Seybert, 89, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at Bayfront Hospital in Port Charlotte, Florida, following an extended illness.
She was born March 16, 1928, in Alexandria, to Roscoe and Aretta (Porter) Summers. Madonna was a graduate of Alexandria High School-Class of 1946. She worked as a cook at the Alexandria-Monroe High School.
Madonna was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, formerly of Alexandria, for 26 years. She attended the Vermillion Christian Church of rural Alexandria.
She is survived by her husband, Dale Seybert, whom she married May 1, 1992; son, Kevin (Paula) Howerton of Dover, Tennessee, and his children, Justin (Nicole) Howerton, Brock (Hannah) Howerton, and Autumn Howerton; five great-grandchildren, Caleb Howerton, Olivia Howerton, Issac Howerton, Liam Howerton, and Addyson Howerton; daughter, Linda (David) Knotts of North Fort Myers, Florida, and her children, Lance (Christy) Knotts, and Brandon (Gina) Knotts, and great-grandchildren, Andrew (Jordan) Catron and Sydney Catron; stepchildren, Cindy Seybert of Port Charlotte, Florida and her daughter, Amber (John Benevides) Seybert; Melinda Seybert in Kentucky and her son, Aaron Seybert; Chet (Jane) Seybert of Kokomo and their son, Chris (Kathy) Seybert and three great-grandchildren; half brother, Benton Summers in Texas; half sister, Denise Netherton of Anderson; and several nieces and nephews.
Madonna was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert "Bob" Howerton in 1991; daughter-in-law, Debbie Howerton; and sister, Jacqusie Stringer.
Family and friends are invited to a time of gathering and sharing on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, from noon to 2 p.m. at Owens Funeral Home, 412 N. Harrison St., Alexandria. Interment of cremains will take place at 2:30 p.m. at Park View Cemetery in Alexandria with the Rev. Keith Cramer officiating.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Vermillion Christian Church through the funeral home.
Online condolences: owensmemorialservices.com.
Published on January 6, 2018
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