Services for Mr. Gilbert Seward were held Monday, July 15, 2013, at 2 p.m. from John E. Stephens Chapel.

The Rev. John Stephens officiated. Interment was in Cedar Lawn Cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Seward, 83, of the Spring Hill Community, died Saturday, July 13, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.

He served in the U.S. Army and National Guard. He was a member of V.F.W. and American Legion. He was a member of Spring Hill Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Millard Filmore Seward and Mary Elma Johnston Seward; sisters, Mavis Ward, Christine Graham, Alice Tingle, Gertie Slayton, Aletha Seward and Eula Lee Waltman.

Survivors include son, Robert Winstead; sisters, Evelyn Kidnocker and Lottie Winstead; brother, Rufus Seward; a grandchild and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers are Gary Cox, Danny Sims, Dwight Bane, Arron Chunn, Thurman Chunn and Phil Winstead.