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Verla McLean Abee
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Birth: Feb. 8, 1921
Watauga County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 2007
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA

Verla McLean Abee

Mrs. Verla McLean Abee, 86, of Gastonia, passed away at her residence on Monday, June 11, 2007, after a period of declining health.

Verla was born on Feb. 8, 1921, in Watauga County to the late Hardy McLean and Cordie Andrews McLean.

She was retired from Martinat Hosiery Mill in Valdese and was a member of Flint-Groves Baptist Church in Gastonia.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Merton Abee, Sr.; one son, William Merton Abee, Jr.; stepdaughters Elsie Lassiter and Wanda D. Barker; and one brother, Lowman McLean.

She is survived by her daughter, Maxine Jestes and her husband, Jim, of Gastonia; one son, Kenneth Vance and his wife, Ellen, of Dallas; three stepdaughters, Maxine Abee Riddle and her husband, Bill, of Asheville, Margaret L. Long of Indianapolis, Ind. and Anna L. Abee of Asheburn, Va.: one sister, Dora Lee McGuire and her husband, Victor, of Valdese; seven grandchildren and six stepgrandchildren; nine great-grandchildren and 14 great- stepgrandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese with the Rev. Larry W. Bradley officiating.

Interment will follow at Abee's Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Thursday at Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese.
Memorial gifts may be made to Flint-Groves Baptist Church Family Life Center, 2017 E. Ozark Ave., Gastonia, NC 28054. Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese is serving the family.
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  William Merton Abee (1914 - 1997)*
  William Merton Abee (1957 - 1975)*
*Calculated relationship
Abees Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Burke County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Autumn
Record added: Jun 12, 2007
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Verla <i>McLean</i> Abee
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 Added: Jun. 12, 2007

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