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Grace Evans Abbee
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Birth: Mar. 2, 1883
Greater London, England
Death: Nov. 14, 1955
Madison County
Illinois, USA

Mrs. Grace Abbee, 72, of 1020 Troy Road died at 8:45 AM Monday at her home after an extended illness.
She was born March 2, 1883 in London, England to the late Mr. and Mrs. John Evans. On Sept. 26, 1903 she was married to Alfred Herbert Abbee at St. John's Episcopal Church in London and came to the United States with her husband in 1905. They settled in Joliet, Illinois and later moved to St. Louis, Missouri. She had resided in Edwardsville since 1937.
She is survived by her husband; one son, H. James Abbee of Edwardsville; one daughter, Mrs. Eugene (Lucille) Kelly, Mountainside, New Jersey; two sisters, Mrs. Hetty Emery, Brighton, England, and her twin sister, Mrs. Eleanor Astbury, of Joliet, Illinois. Also surviving are two grandsons, Chad and Mark Kelly. Four brothers and four sisters preceded her in death.
The deceased was a member of Edwardsville Chapter 667 Order of Eastern Star, where she served as Worthy Matron in 1930 and a charter member of the Past Matrons club of that order. She was a member of St. John's Methodist Church, a charter member of the Women's Society of Christian Service, a past-president of the Ladies Bible class and of the former Ladies Aid Society of the church.
Friends may call at the Weber Funeral Home after 2 PM Tuesday until 11 AM Wednesday when the body will be taken to the church to lie in state. Services will be held at 2 PM Wednesday with the Rev. Clyde Funkhouser, pastor, officiating.
Burial will be in Valley View Cemetery. The Edwardsville Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star will be in charge of the graveside services.

Casketbearers were Louis Svach of Urbana, Glenn Kinzer of Collinsville, and W. T. Lewis, George L. Moorman, Sr., Belmont Roscoe, and Edward H. Poos all of Edwardsville
Obituary from The Edwardsville Intelligencer; Monday, November 14, 1955:
Family links: 
  John Evans (1828 - ____)
  Emma Rose Matilda Lewis Evans (1842 - 1919)
  Alfred Herbert Abbee (1882 - 1968)
  Dora Louise Abbee (1911 - 1917)*
  James Abbee (1915 - 1977)*
  Lucille Rose Abbee Kelly (1918 - 1988)*
  Grace Evans Abbee (1883 - 1955)
  Eleanor Evans Astbury (1883 - 1956)*
*Calculated relationship
Valley View Cemetery
Madison County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Louis Svach
Record added: Nov 25, 2007
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Grace <i>Evans</i> Abbee
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Grace <i>Evans</i> Abbee
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Grace <i>Evans</i> Abbee
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May you rest in God's Eternal and Blessed Peace until the day we will all rise again on judgement day.
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- Louis Svach
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