Funeral Service for Dennis L. Seavers

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, August 17, at the Kinmundy United Methodist Church in Kinmundy for Dennis L. Seavers, 70, of Iuka, with interment in the Evergreen Cemetery in Kinmundy. David Kueker will officiate. Visitation will be held Thursday at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of the service.

You can listen to the audio of the service by clicking on this link:

Mr. Seavers died on Saturday, August 12, at Flora Gardens Care Center. He was born in East St. Louis on July 1, 1953, the son of Grailey and Alice (O’Brien) Seavers. On April 26, 1975, he married Joyce (Lowe) Seavers at the Kinmundy United Methodist Church, and she survives in Iuka.

Dennis was a member of the Kinmundy United Methodist Church. He was a plumber and pipefitter for many years as well as a dedicated and hardworking farmer. He was a member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 653 in Centralia. Dennis enjoyed NASCAR, tractor pulls, Christmas, collecting model tractors, and enjoyed trains. He could often be found tinkering on small engines, repairing three wheelers, snowmobiles and mini bikes.

In addition to his wife of 48 years, he is survived by two sons, Neil Seavers of Omega and Shawn Seavers and wife Lily of Centralia; his dog, “Mattie;” and several cousins and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Jim Seavers; and one sister, Kathleen Kinnard and husband Elmer.

Memorials may be made to the Neighborhood Pantry in Kinmundy and may be received at the Crouse Funeral Home in Salem. Online condolences may be left at

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