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Louella Belle Collins Abels
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Birth: Mar. 23, 1913
Death: Dec. 26, 1999

Louella Belle Abels of Bedford, IN, died Sunday, December 26, 1999, at the Hospitality House. Born on March 23, 1913, in Martin County, IN, she was the daughter of Chris and Ida (Self) Colling. She married Preston Pete Abels on October 22, 1930, and he died September 4, 1982.

Surviving are four daughters: Alice Farris and Joy Sterns, both of Florida, Kay Pruett of Williams, IN, and Kathy Cornwell of California; eight sons: Ralph Abels of Florida, Larry Abels of Kentucky, Bill Abels of Owensburg, IN, Terry Abels of Harrodsburg, IN; Robert Abels of Need more, IN, Max Abels of Tunnelton, IN, Garret and Dave Abels, both of Williams, IN; one brother, Dale Collins of French Lick, IN; two sisters, Ruth Byers of Hillham, IN, and Mildred Pridemore of Shoals, IN; thirty-five grandchildren, forty-three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one son, Eugene Abels; two brothers, Cleo and Don Collins; and one sister, Barbara Helton.

She was a retired factory worker at M.Fine & Sons, and was a member of the Shiloh Christian Fellowship.

Services for Louella Abels will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, December 31st, at the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastors Mark Purle and June Parker officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Horeb Cemetery in Orleans, IN.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Chris Collins (1893 - 1966)
  Ida M. Collins (1896 - 1991)
 
 Spouse:
  Preston Shelby Abels (1909 - 1982)
 
 Children:
  Preston Eugene Abels (1930 - 1980)*
  Ralph Lee Abel (1935 - 2012)*
  Robert Darrell Abel (1938 - 2009)*
  Larry Dale Abel (1943 - 2010)*
  Billy J. Abel (1948 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Louella Belle Collins Abels (1913 - 1999)
  Herbert Dale Collins (1923 - 2001)*
  Marjorie Collins (1926 - 1935)*
  Barbara E. Fellers (1938 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Horeb Baptist Cemetery
Orleans
Orange County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Theresa Abel
Originally Created by: Susan (Haldeman) Fowler
Record added: Apr 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36168617
Louella Belle <i>Collins</i> Abels
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