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OPAL SEAMSTER

October 20, 1936 — January 15, 2024

Opal Seamster, a renowned chef whose culinary artistry touched the palates and hearts of many, passed away on January 15, 2024, in Dallas Texas. She was born on October 20, 1936, in Kerns Texas. Opal's remarkable talent and passion for cooking left an indelible mark on the world of gastronomy.

Able to coax beauty and flavor from the simplest of ingredients, Opal drew inspiration from her roots in Southern cuisine. Her dishes were a harmonious blend of tradition and innovation, captivating diners with their depth and complexity. Whether it was her signature pecan pie or a comforting plate of fried chicken, every creation bore the unmistakable stamp of Opal's love for her craft.

Opal Seamster's journey as a chef began humbly but flourished through dedication and tireless pursuit of perfection. She honed her skills over years working at various local eateries, absorbing knowledge from experienced chefs and embracing new techniques along the way. Her devotion to her craft shone brightly in every dish she served.

But beyond her culinary prowess, Opal will be remembered for her warm and welcoming spirit. She had an uncanny ability to make anyone feel at home, whether they were enjoying a meal at her restaurant or sitting at her kitchen table. With a smile that could light up a room and a heart full of generosity, Opal touched the lives of everyone she encountered.

Opal Seamster's legacy extends far beyond the kitchen doors. Rising above societal expectations for women during her time, she shattered glass ceilings to become a role model for aspiring chefs everywhere, proving that determination knows no boundaries. She inspired countless young cooks to embrace their dreams fearlessly and embrace the power that food holds to unite people from all walks of life.

She leaves behind cherished memories in the hearts of her loved ones: her children, grandchildren, friends, and colleagues. Opal's unwavering love and devotion will be deeply missed but forever treasured.

In honor of Opal's vibrant life, a viewing will take place on January 22, 2024, from 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Golden Gate Funeral Home-Dallas located at 4155 S R. L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75224. The funeral service will be held on January 23, 2024, at 1:00 PM (with a reception to follow) at the same location. It is requested that all attendees come together to celebrate the incredible legacy of Opal Seamster.

Opal Seamster may have bid farewell to this world, but her spirit lives on in the hearts and memories of those she touched. Let us remember her as a culinary virtuoso, an inspiration, and above all, a compassionate soul who brought joy to countless lives through her delicious creations. May her culinary adventures continue to inspire future generations of chefs to push boundaries and create magic on the plate. Rest in peace, Opal Seamster.

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Service Schedule

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Viewing for OPAL SEAMSTER

Monday, January 22, 2024

12:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Golden Gate Funeral Home-Dallas

4155 S R. L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75224

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Funeral for OPAL SEAMSTER

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Golden Gate Funeral Home-Dallas

4155 S R. L. Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75224

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Interment for OPAL SEAMSTER

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

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