Obituary for Anita Diane Seymour
Anita Diane Seymour was born October 31, 1957 in Houston, Texas to Haddie and Lester Simpson. She grew up near Uvalde, Texas with four brothers and three sisters. She married and had three sons: Randall, Jason, and David Johnson.
Anita, often called Skeeter, lived around the Panhandle of Texas, Northern California, Oregon and Colorado where she married David Seymour. She later spent time with her family in Los Alamos, New Mexico, moving for a time to Wimberly, Texas where they were active in the VFW. Eventually, Anita and David Seymour found their way to the Athens/Palestine area of Texas where they realized their dream of retiring on a farm.
She loved growing herbs and vegetables in the gardens and greenhouses that she and David built together. She loved playing games and watching shows about aliens with her family, taking road trips for bingo and antique shops, and crafting things for her home and yard. She was a sweet and beautiful person, hardworking, and a good friend to all. She was loved by all who met her. She was kind, had a straightforward approach to life; and a strong caring heart.
She is survived by her “Darlin” David Seymour, her three sons Randall Johnson of Tyler, Texas, Jason (Dana) Bell of Fairfield, California, and David Johnson of Midland, Texas her brothers: Ted Simpson of Fredrick, Texas, Mike Simpson of Crowley, Texas, Tim Simpson of Galveston, Texas and Patrick Simpson of College Station, Texas, her sisters: Connie Causey of Brockett, Texas, Billie Taylor and Joyce Ayers of Floresville, Texas, Step daughters – Jennie (Jesse) August of Bethel Park, PA and Kalyn Seymour of Santa Monica, California along with four Grandchildren: Levi and Canyon Bell, and Elsie and Julian August.