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Perle Abbott Modesett
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1900
Death: May 29, 1974

MODESETT, Mrs. Perle of Rt.1, Thrall. Age 73. Died 5/29/1974 (Wed.) in an Austin hospital. Services held (Friday) from Condra Memorial Chapel in Taylor. Burial in Taylor City Cemetery. Revs. Vernon Whittington and George Matthews officiated.

She was born 10/10/1900 in Thrall, the daughter of the late J.C. and Frances Hamilton Abbott. She had lived in the community during her entire lifetime. Taught school in area schools for 55 years prior to retirement. Member of Thrall United Methodist Church, usually attending the Lawrence Chapel Methodist Church. Married Milton Worth Modesett on 7/11/1923, he preceded her in death 11/21/1958.

SURVIVORS: Daughter, Mrs. Peggy Hopf of Houston; son, Worth Abbott Modesett of Thrall; 5 sisters, Mrs. Grace Cain of Thrall, Mrs. Inez Thames of Dallas, Mrs. Nellie Martin of Austin, Mrs. Margaret Moegle and Mrs. Winnette Priesmeyer of Taylor; brother, Forest C. Abbott of Thrall; 5 grandchildren, Wayne Modesett, Cathy (Modesett) Fuchs, Jamie Modesett, Michael Hopf and Pamela Hopf. Those attending services from Thorndale were M/M. D.M. Phillips and Mrs. Alec Conoley.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Cannon Abbott (1867 - 1936)
  Fannie F. Hamilton Abbott (1875 - 1958)
 
 Spouse:
  Milton Worth Modesett (1901 - 1958)
 
 Children:
  Worth Abbott Modesett (1924 - 1994)*
  Peggy Modesett Hopf (1928 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Forrest Cannon Abbott (1897 - 1978)*
  Perle Abbott Modesett (1900 - 1974)
  Grace Abbott Cain (1902 - 1993)*
  Nellie Abbott Martin (1910 - 1996)*
  Margaret Abbott Moegle (1913 - 1992)*
  Winnette Abbott Priesmeyer (1918 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Taylor City Cemetery
Taylor
Williamson County
Texas, USA
Plot: Second Addition, Section 18
 
Maintained by: P Cain
Originally Created by: John Christeson
Record added: Apr 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19112373
Perle Abbott Modesett
Added by: John Christeson
 
Perle Abbott Modesett
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