Obituary for Edna (Seal) Schrougham

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Edna (Seal) Schrougham

November 15, 1924 - May 25, 2016

Edna (Seal) Schrougham, age 91, passed away Wednesday morning, May 25, 2016 at Aspen Trace Senior Living Community in Greenwood. She was a resident of Greenwood and a former resident of Morgantown.

Edna was born November 15, 1924, in Sneedville, TN, to the late Fred and Ollie (Collins) Seal. She married her devoted husband of 67 years, Merrill M. Schrougham, on December 20, 1941 in Nashville. He preceded her in death on August 4, 2009.

She attended the Grace Community Church in Edinburgh and was a former member of the Spearsville Wesleyan Church in Brown County. Edna enjoyed spending time with her family, going to church and playing the card game, Skip-Bo.

Edna is survived by her children, Merrileen (Kenneth) Patrick of Brown County, Kay (Ted) Anderson, Lois (Steve) Wyrick and Patricia Schrougham all of Greenwood; 12 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren, 9 great-great grandchildren; sister in law, Ruth “Trudy” Seal of Gorham, Maine and brother in law, Joseph Smith of Bargersville.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Ollie (Collins) Smith; father, Fred Seal; siblings, Lillie Mae Brock, Phyllis Crafton, Jessie Adams, Iva Kean, Irene Burchett, Lester Smith, Willie Smith and Chester Seal.

In keeping with Edna’s wishes, the Rev. Tommie Phillips will conduct a graveside service on Saturday at 11 a.m. at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown. Funeral services have been entrusted to Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Edna to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or the Grace Community Church “Memorial Fund”, PO Box 308, Morgantown, IN 46160.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Schrougham family at

Information: (812) 597-4670

You can link directly to the video hosted on our white-labeled site:
Edna’s Tribute Video



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Born: November 15, 1924
Died: May 25, 2016

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David Denslaw posted on 1/1/00

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. David A. Denslaw, and Riley Denslaw Hawkins and Chris Hawkins


Curtis & Julia Emberton posted on 1/1/00

Sorry to hear about your loss, Edna was a wonderful lady, We went to church alot together at Spearsville she was a wonderful prayer warrior if you needed something prayed about all you had to do was call on her, she will be greatly missed, but she is also welcomed in Jesus's arms. and heaven is rejoycing


Lori Mills posted on 1/1/00

Condolences to the family on the passing of Edna. She was such a sweet person and I enjoyed visiting with her on occasion in her room. She was always so pleasant to me.


Debbie Shepherd posted on 1/1/00

So sorry for your loss. I remember Aunt Edna every Sunday at Grandma Schrougham's lunch. Edna will be really missed by everyone who knew her.