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Marla Jo Carden Abel
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1967
Mountain City
Johnson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 2009
Cheatham County
Tennessee, USA

Marla Jo Abel - GREENBRIER

GREENBRIER Marla Jo Abel, age 42, of Greenbrier, Tennessee, and formerly of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, November 9, 2009.

She was born on March 24, 1967, to Elaine Price Carden, of Mountain City, Tennessee, and the late Joe David Grindstaff. In addition to her father, Marla was preceded in death by her grandparents: Vaught and Betty Grindstaff, of Butler, Tennessee, and Dan C. and Eula C. Price, of Creston, North Carolina.

Marla was a member of Cobbs Creek Baptist Church of Butler, TN; a graduate of Johnson County High School and a 2005 graduate of ETSU, where she received her Nursing Degree. Marla was a United States Veteran, having served in the United States Army for four years and a member of the National Guard for 14 years. Marla was an employee of Centennial Hospital of Nashville, Tennessee.

Marla is survived by her parents, Buddy and Elaine Carden, of Mountain City, TN; twin sons: Kenneth Aaron Abel and Kevin Michael Abel, of the home; brothers: David K. Grindstaff, of Madison, TN, and Mitchell Grindstaff and wife, Janie, of Walnut Cove, NC, and is currently working for a private contractor in Afghanistan; nieces: Tasha Grindstaff, of Nashville, TN, and Sarah Grindstaff, of Walnut Cove, NC; one nephew, Ethan Grindstaff of Walnut Cove, NC; aunts and uncles: Jack Price, of Creston, NC, Robert Price, of Asheville, NC, Phyllis V. Reece, of Trade, TN, Linda Woodard, of Vilas, NC, Shirley J. Church, of Mountain City, TN, Robert Grindstaff, of Laurel Bloomery, TN, and Brenda Pass, of Butler, TN; and many, many, cousins.

Marla was a very loving, caring and giving individual and had many, many special friends.

The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 p.m. on Friday, November 13, 2009, at the Mountain City Funeral Home.

The funeral service will follow at 8:00 p.m. with Rev. Alan Koch, Rev. Lonnie Denney and Rev. Leon Bryant to officiate.

Graveside Service and Interment will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 14, 2009, from the Rock Springs Baptist Church Cemetery, Butler, Tennessee.

At other times, friends may call at the home of Marla's parents, Buddy & Elaine Carden, 240 Vaughts Gap Road, Mountain City, TN 37683.

Condolences may be sent to the family online at
Rock Springs Baptist Church Cemetery
Johnson County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Judy
Record added: Nov 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44258870
Marla Jo <i>Carden</i> Abel
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 Added: Nov. 12, 2009

- Judy
 Added: Nov. 12, 2009

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