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Billie Joyce South Abbott
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1933
Death: Apr. 30, 2005

Billie Joyce Abbott

From staff reports
The Paris News

Published May 02, 2005

Billie Joyce Abbott, 72, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2005, at Deport Nursing Home after a long battle with Alzheimers Disease.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with the Rev. Dverle Archer officiating. Burial follows in Union Cemetery at Taylortown.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time on Wednesday.

She was born Aug. 10, 1932, in Vasco, the daughter of Raymond Dow and Delilah Polk South. She graduated from East Delta High School in 1950, as class valedictorian. She married F.E. "Shorty" Abbott on Sept. 5, 1950. He preceded her in death on Sept. 5, 1997.

During their 47 years of marriage the Abbott?s lived mostly in the Fort Worth area where she worked 31 years at the Bell Helicopter facility in Hurst, retiring in 1993, when the couple moved to Paris. She was a very loving and caring person.

She was preceded in death by her father in 1981; her mother in 1997, and a sister, Dorothy Woodard, in 2001.

Survivors include four children, four grandchildren, one brother, Raymond Dow South Jr. of Deport; three sisters, Johnnie Oliver of Fort Worth, Pat Porter and husband, Billy, of Paris and Jean Goforth and husband, Larry, of Powderly, along with numerous nieces and nephews.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Finis Edward Abbott (1921 - 1997)
 
Burial:
Union Cemetery
Taylor Town
Lamar County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Alverne J. Hollingswort...
Record added: Dec 05, 2008
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Billie Joyce <i>South</i> Abbott
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