Martha Seiter McNeil

Martha Seiter McNeil passed away March 11, 2016. She was born on September 12, 1928 in Conway, AR to Charlie and Mary Enderlin Seiter.

Martha is preceded in death by her parents, siblings, Paul Alfred, Leo, Larry, Mary Ann Seiter, Helen Eckelhoff and Ernestine Moix, sister-in-law, Villi, brother-in-law, Buck Ketcheside, son-in-law, George "Scooter" Finch and great-granddaughter, Suzy Katherine Green.

Martha is survived by her dear husband of 66 years, Charlie, her daughter, Janet Finch, grandchildren, Eric Finch (Brooke) and Angela Green (Daniel), and great-grandchildren, Andrew, Kendal, Amelia, Bennett and Margo. Martha’s remaining siblings are Chas, Louis (Janie), Fr. Joe and Barbara Ketcheside and sisters-in-law, Mary Joe and Betty.

Martha was secretary for her dear friend, Bishop Andrew McDonald, at the Catholic Diocese of Little Rock.

She was a member of Immaculate Conception Altar Society and Sr. Falcons, faithful to Perpetual Adoration and Mother of Perpetual Help devotion, and a lifetime member of St. Edward’s Christian Mother’s Sodality and Catholic Business Women’s Club. She was active in AARP and volunteered at St. Vincent Hospital.

Martha was recognized for her amazing baked goodies, especially "Martha’s Perfect Divinity!" However, her greatest joy was cooking for family, friends and church functions.

Special thanks to Arkansas Hospice, especially her nurse, Tiffany, and her CNAs, Sabrina and Sheila.

Visitation is Thursday 5-6:30 with Rosary following at Smith Funeral Home. Funeral is on Friday 10:00 at Immaculate Conception. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Immaculate Conception Church, St. Edward Church or Helping Hand.

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