Georgia Seery

Georgia Seery of Socorro, New Mexico passed peacefully on August 10, 2020 after a courageous battle with bladder cancer. Georgia was one of ten children of Arva and William Taylor Pigg, born August 7, 1924, on a farm 8 miles southeast of Weatherford, Oklahoma. She attended Grade School in a little Red Brick School house, went to High School in Colony, Oklahoma, participating in chorus, basketball, and softball. Georgia attended Southwest Institute of Technology (SW Oklahoma State) in Weatherford, Ok. earning a Bachelor of Science in Education in 1945. Georgia had extensive studies and training in Radio Engineering during World War II at the University of Oklahoma and hands on training as a Radio Repairman at Dayton, Ohio until August 1944. She received her Master’s Degree in Physical Education on Colorado College of Education in Greely Co., studying during summer months in 1948, ’49, ’53, ’54, graduating in 1954. Georgia was employed by Socorro Consolidated School for 35 years beginning in 1945. Her career at Socorro included teaching, English, Mathematics, Physical Education, Commercial/Business sources such as typing, shorthand; and coaching Gymnastics, volleyball, and Golf. She always stated she was a teacher, NOT a Coach. She was involved in numerus organizations, the National Education Association, a Life member in American Association of Health, Physical Education & Recreation, and the Pi Lambda Theta. At the state level she was a member of NM Association of Health and Physical Education holding offices of VP, Secretary-Treasurer; district Chairmen of Girls Sports (non-competitive). On the Local level (Socorro) she held offices; as President, Secretary/Treasurer, and Chairman of various committees; and secretary for the Socorro County, ERA. Georgia was member of the First Presbyterian Church of Socorro served as a Deacon, Secretary for Presbyterian Women and an Elder. She was a member the Socorro Village and Secretary. She was a charter member of Beta Sigma Phi since 1947. Beta Sigma Phi has donated to the International Fund which involved in many research projects. Locally, we had a High School Scholarships, Sponsored the Jr. Miss program which including a $6,000 Scholarship. Provided $5,000 to the Socorro’s General Hospital for the babies ward. She was involved with the annual Hilton Golf Tournament. Sponsored the Seery’s Golf Tournament. For a number of years she taught swimming Aerobics to elder citizens. Yet, she still found time to play bridge and organize and manage the church rummage sales. Georgia is preceded in death by her husband Carl. The couple had no children, other than the many boys and girls of Socorro High School. Georgia’s belief was " Nothing a Teacher does for a child is every Wasted". There are currently no public services scheduled for Georgia. To view information or leave a condolence, please visit www.danielsfuneral.com. Georgia's care has been entrusted to: 

Daniels Family Funeral Services

309 Garfield St

Socorro, NM 87801

575-835-1530