Nancy Louise Weakley Seay, 88, passed away July 15, 2014 in Dallas surrounded by her family. Nancy was born July 8, 1926, in Dallas, to Louise Cunningham Weakley and Clare George Weakley Sr. She was preceded in death by her brother, David R. Weakley MD. Nancy is survived by her adoring husband of 66 years, Frank Oliver Seay MD, and her three children: daughter Diane Seay McNulty PhD and husband Michael; son Frank Michael Seay; daughter Sally Seay Kreimborg and husband Bob; and brother Clare George Weakley Jr. Additional survivors include her grandchildren Brynn Bagot Allday and husband Taylor; Patrick McNulty, Timothy McNulty and wife Linda McNulty MD; and Kate White and husband Nate White PhD; as well as six great-grandchildren.
Nancy graduated from Highland Park High School (Class of 1943) and then Southern Methodist University (Class of 1946), where she was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha sorority. Nancy met Frank on her first day at SMU at a mixer. He was an upperclassman attending SMU to expedite his advancement to Baylor Medical School in Houston. It was love at first sight.
From 1951-1953, Frank served in the United States Navy as a Flight Surgeon, and they were stationed in Pensacola and Jacksonville, FL. In 1953, they returned to Dallas to raise their family. Throughout her life, she was an active member of the Women’s Auxiliary of the Dallas County Medical Society, Junior Garden Study Club, Dallas Women’s Club, Marianne Scruggs Garden Club, Dallas Garden Club, Dallas Country Club and Highland Park United Methodist Church.
A smart, beautiful and kind-hearted wife, mother and grandmother, Nancy will be greatly missed by all of those whose lives she touched. A private family burial was held Saturday, July 19 in Groesbeck, Texas. A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, July 26 at 10 a.m. in Cox Chapel at Highland Park United Methodist Church. A reception will follow in Fellowship Hall.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the American Heart Association/Dallas Division, PO Box 841125, Dallas, Texas, 75284-1125 or by phone (800) 242-8721; or to Doctors Without Borders, PO Box 5022, Hagerstown, MD, 21741, by phone (212) 763-5779 or at www.doctorswithoutborders.org.