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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
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.

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.

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

Lebanon National Cemetery
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
Find A Grave Memorial# 251666
Edward Joseph J.B. Abell
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Edward Joseph J.B. Abell
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 Added: Aug. 13, 2014
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- Gerald & Martha M. Thompson
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