Sunday, May 26, 2024

Emily Magnuson 1952-2024


Emily (Seaberry) Magnuson passed away at home Tuesday, April 16, 2024, in Azle at the age of 71.

Memorial Service is at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 4, at White’s Azle Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Azle Animal Shelter at 727 Park St. in Azle.

Emily was born May 24, 1952, in Bryan and grew up in Azle. Emily was known for her love of family, especially her children Brian, Lara and Brady.

Emily enjoyed spending time in the kitchen, experimenting with new recipes making dishes for family and friends. She loved to travel, trying new restaurants, her garden, going to movies and followed several chefs on networks and social media.

Emily’s educational journey included attending Azle High School (class of 1970) and Baylor University where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in home economics in May 1974.

She pursued a career as a teacher starting at the Corsicana State Home in Corsicana. Emily taught content mastery at Weatherford High School in Weatherford for 13 years, and finished her career from 2006 – 2012 teaching family and consumer sciences at Azle High School in Azle. She retired from teaching in 2012 and enjoyed her retirement until God called her home in April 2024.

Emily was proud of her family and her family history. She was a descendant of the Tucker and Woody families as heritage from her mother, Bessie Lou Tucker (Seaberry). She was the treasurer for the Silver Creek Heritage Society and the ongoing support to the historic Tucker House on Tucker Road in Weatherford. Emily and her husband Jim were married at the Tucker House in July 2004.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bessie Lou Seaberry, John Seaberry; and her older brother, John Allen Seaberry.

Emily leaves behind her beloved husband, Jim; her children, Brian, Lara, and Brady; and her older brother, Steve.

May Emily be remembered for her loving years with her husband Jim, dedication to her family, passion for cooking and her proud family heritage.