Obituary: Beatrice “Bea” Seaver

Beatrice “Bea” Seaver, 92, died Sunday, February 28, 2016, at the Worland Healthcare and Rehab Center. Born August 2, 1922, in Muskogee, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of Hugh and Ellen (Stubblefield) Hall. She graduated from Achille High School in Oklahoma and attended the Indian Girls College in Durant. In 1950, she married Hugh Walton Seaver in Alameda, CA where they lived for many years. Moving to Jackson Hole, WY they owned and operated a campground. Proud of her Indian heritage, Bea was adept at purchasing jewelry and textiles from reservations in New Mexico and Arizona which, in turn, were sold as part of their business. In the 1980’s the couple moved to Thermopolis where Bea often assisted her husband and partners in the operation of Copper Mountain Car Sales. Her interests including Japanese flower arranging, sewing, especially making cowboy shirts for her husband, and cooking. A quiet woman, she was supportive of whatever her husband chose to endeavor. She was preceded in death by her husband in1997, and one brother, Hugh Hall. Loved ones remaining include her daughters, Ellen Sue (Rex) Blakey, Thermopolis and Glenna Li, Irvine, California; granddaughters, Tiana Smith Claypool, Natasha and Talia Li; and 2 great-granddaughters. Cremation has taken place and no services are planned at this time. Memorials may be made to Hot Springs Greater Learning Foundation, %Central Bank & Trust, PO Box 1232, Thermopolis, 82443. #springcity #news