|Birth: ||Feb. 5, 1876|
|Death: ||Aug. 12, 1956|
Funeral services for Mrs. Melvina Abbott of Sullivan, were held Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the McMullin Funeral Home. Rev. C.A. Longton, pastor of the Church of God, conducted the service. Interment was made in Greenhill Cemetery.
Casketbearers were Eugene Webb, Clarence Cochran, Clifford Houser, Earl Rauch, John Poland and Carl Cummins.
Mrs. Abbott was born Feb. 5, 1874, in Moultrie county, the daughter of William and Mary James. She died Aug. 12 in the Jacksonville hospital. Her husband, Benjamin Abbott, preceded her in death in 1952. She was a member of the Methodist church in Bruce.
Surviving are sons, Nathan of Vincent, Iowa, William, Cadell, and Marion of Webster City, Iowa, James of Eagle Grove, Iowa, Charles of Sullivan, Carl of Lerna, and Earl of Davenport, Iowa; daughters, Mrs. Maude Reedy and Mrs. Pearl Horn of Sullivan; 26 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
News Progress - August 15, 1956
Benjamin Franklin Abbott (1871 - 1952)*
Marion Harmon Abbott (1902 - 1970)*
Cadell Roscoe Abbott (1909 - 1990)*
Earl Edward Abbott (1911 - 1962)*
Carl Edward Abbott (1916 - 2007)*
Plot: Section C - Row 5
Created by: Jeremy Abbott
Record added: Apr 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13926169
Added: Jun. 29, 2010