OBITUARY: Frank Everett Sealey


Frank Everett Sealey, 82, retired truck driver for Consolidated Aluminum, and resident of Columbia, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2024 at Magnolia Healthcare and Rehabilitation.

Born May 5, 1941 in Columbia, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Virgil Sealey and the late Willa Allison Sealey.

Frank married Wanda Norene Creel Sealey on May 14, 1959, who preceded him in death in 2021. He enjoyed watching westerns and was a member of New Lasea Church of Christ.

He is survived by his children, Vincent (Donnette) Sealey, Susan ”Missy” (Keith) Mealer, Tracey (Abby) Sealey; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; son-in-law, Rick Duvall; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Mark Everett Sealey; daughter, Kay Duvall; granddaughter, Ashley Sealey Hay; brothers, James Thomas Sealey, Benard Sealey; and sister, Joyce Sealey.

Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home with Rev. Steve Swango officiating. Burial will follow in Jones Cemetery. The family will visit with friends on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be extended online at

Pallbearers will be sons-in-law and grandsons-in-law.


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