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Edward Joseph "J.B." Abell
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Birth: Nov. 5, 1926
Marion County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 1999
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Edward J. Abell was born in Marion County, Kentucky to Joseph Edward and Mary Celeste (Mattingly) Abell.

His siblings included: Alvin Abell, Louise Abell, Bertrand Abell, Theresa (Abell) Mattingly, Thelma Abell, Clara (Abell) Hutchins, and Helen Abell.

Edward Junior Abell was a divorcee when he married Catherine Ann Higdon on Dec, 28, 1954--see Marion County, Kentucky Marriage Book #42, page 333 in the County Clerk's Office in Lebanon, KY.

On Nov. 5, 1956 he was living at 4412 Rockwood Drive in Louisville, Kentucky.


COURIER JOURNAL OBITUARY - 02/26/1999
Edward J. "J.B." Abell, 72, died Wednesday at Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He was a native of Lebanon, owner of the A&B Auto Sales and Abell Food Mart, a retired Marine Corps master gunnery sergeant who served in the Korean and Vietnam wars and a member of Disabled American Veterans, Fleet Reserve Association and Ascension Catholic Church. Survivors: his wife, the former Catherine Higdon; sons, Jerry E., Chris A. and Kenny J. Abell; daughters, Gail Hendrick, Sandy Mosser and Kathy Hall; a brother, Leo Abell; sisters, Theresa Mattingly, Thelma Haggard, Clara Hutchins and Helen Osborne; and 11 grandchildren. Funeral: 10 a.m. Monday, his church, 4600 Lynnbrook Drive. Burial: Lebanon National Cemetery, Marion County.



 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Edward Abell (1891 - 1943)
  Mary Celeste Mattingly Abell (1898 - 1980)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Louise Abell Thomas (1922 - 1992)*
  Edward Joseph Abell (1926 - 1999)
  Thomas Leo Abell (1941 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship

GY SGT, US MARINE CORPS
 
Burial:
Lebanon National Cemetery
Lebanon
Marion County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: 15, 0, 466
 
Maintained by: Gerald & Martha M. Tho...
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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Edward Joseph J.B. Abell
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Edward Joseph J.B. Abell
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- Gerald & Martha M. Thompson
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