MOUNT CARMEL — Helen M. Seaton, 90, of Mt. Carmel, passed away Friday, Dec. 22, 2017 at Oakview Heights Continuous Care and Rehab.

She was born April 22, 1927 in St. Francisville, the daughter of Ogle and Elva Langley Hunt. She married Robert E. Seaton Aug. 16, 1944 in Henderson, Kentucky. He preceded her in death in 2007.

Helen and Bob were charter members of Grace Memorial Baptist Church in Mt. Carmel. She was the Manager of the local Good Will store and later worked at J. C. Penney store. She enjoyed spending time with family, especially the grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Penny Jo (Richard) Keneipp of Mt. Carmel and son, Jimmy L. (Tressia) Seaton of Princeton; grandchildren, Kelly Houck, Matthew (Jill) Seaton, Douglas (Stephanie) Seaton; nine great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and sister Mary Jo Bolden of Mt. Carmel.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 62 years, Bob Seaton; four brothers, Charles, Talmage, Herschel and Bob Hunt; and sister, Norma Jean Maddox.

Funeral service for Helen is at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017 in the chapel of Short Funeral Home in Mt. Carmel. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery.

Condolences may be made online at

Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve Mrs. Seaton’s family.

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