Mattie F. Higgins Thomas

Mattie was born June 2, 1930, in Deaf Smith County to Fred and Catherine Stinger Higgins. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.

She married A. Ralph Thomas on June 3, 1966, in Tucumcari, New Mexico.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Clifford D. Seay; her sister, Billie Harris; and three brothers, Charles Higgins, Fred “Tiny” Higgins, and John Higgins.

Survivors include her son, Ronald Seay and wife Clara of Garden Plain, Kansas; step-daughters, Elaine Schlegel and husband Jerry, and Pat Lewis and husband Roger, all of Amarillo; a stepson, Cecil Thomas and wife Kathy, of Wheeler; a daughter-in-law, Mary Seay, of Las Vegas, New Mexico; two sisters, Luella Thomas, of Hereford, and Alberta Cantwell, of Benson, Arizona; two brothers, Ted Higgins, of Hereford, and Bob Higgins, of Lubbock; 9 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

The family suggests memorials to a favorite charity.

The family will receive friends from 5-6:00 p.m., Sunday, June 25, 2017, at the funeral home.

Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m, Monday, June 26, 2017, at Palo Duro Cemetery in Wildorado with Jim Shelburne, senior pastor of Washington Avenue Christian Church officiating. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

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