Joanne L. Seward

Joanne   L. Seward

Joanne Letitia Seward aka Minister Letitia, entered into eternal life on December 17, 2021. A dedicated faith walker and believer in Christ, Joanne was born on August 24, 1944, and was raised by her parents Mr. John Lawson, and Geraldyn Freeland. Joanne was a graduate of John Adams High School in Cleveland, Oh and attended Cuyahoga Community College. Joanne was very dedicated to her faith in Christ, where she was a long-time member of Ebenezer Apostolic Assembly Church of Akron, Oh. JoAnne was an ambitious woman of God that believed that she could do all things through Christ who strengthen her. Joanne loved to sew, travel and was always known to collect “gadgets”. If you needed something you could always count on her to have it.


Joanne had a very energetic personality and was known to be very adventurous. She touched many lives with her love for Christ and compassion shown to all whom she met.


Joanne was preceded in death by her twin sister Patricia Anne Wooten and Brother David Lawson.

Joanne  leaves to mourn her loss daughters Michele Cantrell of Akron, Oh, Marquice Seward ( Fred Dixon) of Kent, OH, son Michael Hunter of Stow, OH grandsons, Jabari Hunter of Windham, Oh Isaiah Jones of Snellville, GA Jaden Hunter of Green, OH Joshua Phillips of Las Vegas, NV,  Grand daughters, Natavia Eldridge of Akron, OH Bailey Hunter of Parma, OH Destiny Jones of Kent, Oh Bria Hunter of Stow, OH great grandson Cameron Eldridge of Akron, Oh and great granddaughter, Brionna Eldridge of Akron, Oh Nieces: Wendy Weaver of Cleveland, Oh Stephanie Briggs of Cleveland, Oh Angelica Weaver of Cleveland, Oh Tameka Weaver of Cleveland, Oh her dog and best friend “ Duke “and a host of great nieces and  great nephews. Joanne will be truly missed by her family, friends, and those who had the honor of knowing her.

The family would like to express our sincere thanks for the love and compassion shown during this time.

The family has requested in lieu of flowers, that each individual that has taken the time to read this obituary, makes a personal commitment to oneself, to love thy neighbor, forgive often and simply be kind to one another.

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