|Birth: ||Apr. 7, 1930|
|Death: ||Mar. 30, 2011|
Walter Abel, age 80 of Athens, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2011 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.
He is survived by his daughter, Kathy Williams; grandsons Justin, Jesse, Christopher & Zachary Williams; and several nieces and nephews.
Walter was born April 7, 1930 in Athens, the son of John C. & Ethell Mae Lockett Abel. He is preceded in death by his wife Rose in 1999, his parents & seven sisters.
He married Rose Mary Glenn on June 7, 1969. Walter worked for C&IM Railroad retiring after 30 yrs of service. He served with the US Air Force.
Visitation will be held on Friday, April 1, 2011 at the New Life Baptist Church in Athens from 10:00 AM until time of funeral service there at 11:00 AM.
Rev. Milton Crain will be officiating. Burial will be held at Joel Hall Cemetery Family is being served by Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens, IL.
Published in The State Journal-Register on March 31, 2011
Joel Hall Cemetery
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Record added: Apr 03, 2011
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