Southaven, MS –
JOANNE M. BELLINGER, 85, retired secretary, was born August 18, 1930 in McHenry, IL and passed away May 12, 2016 at her home. Mrs. Bellinger was a communicant of Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Olive Branch, MS. She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Frank Bellinger of Southaven; five sons, JR Seymour (Luciana) of Ashley, IL, Gregory Seymour of Simi Valley, CA, Craig Seymour (Karen) of Watervliet, MI, Bradley Seymour (Terry) of Bakersfield, CA, and Dean Seymour (Cecilia) of Bakersfield, CA; two stepsons, Matthew Bellinger (Michelle) of Montpelier, VA and Daniel Auerbach (Lisa) of Blue Bell, PA; one stepdaughter, Mary Kay Bellinger of Las Vegas, NV; one sister, Diana Freund O’Rourke (Fred) of Olive Branch, MS; 18 grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jay Robert Seymour; one son, Craig Mitchell Seymour; parents, John and Mary May Freund and one brother, Norman Freund. Visitation will be Monday, May 23, 2016from 10 a.m. until the memorial mass begins at 11 a.m. at Queen of Peace Catholic Church. The family gratefully acknowledges the loving care provided by the Methodist Healthcare Hospice staff and asks that any memorial donations be made to Methodist Hospice, P.O. Box 42048, Memphis, TN 38104.