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Helen Jane Abbott Rye
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1913
Walker County
Alabama, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 2004
Walker County
Alabama, USA

Helen Abbott Rye, 90, of Jasper died Tuesday,
March 9, 2004, at her residence. The funeral
will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 11, 2004, at
Kilgore-Green Funeral Home with burial in
Walker Memory Gardens. The Revs. Charles
Powell, James Newell and Conrad Howell will
officiate. Kilgord-Green Funeral Home is directing.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m., today, March 10, 2004, at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home.

She was a member of First Baptist Church for over 60 years. She was a faithful teacher and member of the Loyalty Sunday School Class for many years.

She was a school teacher for over 40 years with her last 30 years at Walker County High School. She and her husband, Leon, loved Walker Viking football and did not miss a game for over 15 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Rye; parents, Jim and Carrie Davis Abbott; two sisters, Ruth Blake and Ann Beaty; one brother, Thomas Abbott; and beloved son-in-law, Jimmy McGee.

She is survived by her daughter, Mary Jane McGee of Jasper, granddaughter, Kim Derrick and her husband, Kevin of Acworth, Ga.; greatgrandchildren, Landon and Ashlyn Derrick of Acworth, Ga.; brother; John G. (J.G.) Abbott of DeFuniak Springs, Fla.; sister-in-law, Reba Abbott of Jasper; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Jane Moss Roberts, Jan Tubbs, Sandy and Gene Lawrence, and J.T. and Nora Garrigan.

Family links: 
  James Hiram Abbott (1884 - 1939)
  Carrie Evelyn Davis Abbott (1891 - 1980)
  Leon Rye (1917 - 1986)
  Helen Jane Abbott Rye (1913 - 2004)
  Thomas Haywood Abbott (1917 - 1998)*
  Jimmie Ann Abbott Beaty (1924 - 2003)*
*Calculated relationship
Walker Memory Gardens
Walker County
Alabama, USA
Created by: Yancy Cowan Mitchell
Record added: Jul 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93443140
Helen Jane <i>Abbott</i> Rye
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Helen Jane <i>Abbott</i> Rye
Added by: Diona Dickerson
Helen Jane <i>Abbott</i> Rye
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- Yancy Cowan Mitchell
 Added: Sep. 5, 2012

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