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Alphus Vardaman Ables
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1910
New Site
Prentiss County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 2003
Tishomingo County
Mississippi, USA

IUKA - Alphus V. Ables, 92, died Wednesday, July 9, 2003, at the Tishomingo Manor Nursing Home. He was born Dec. 17, 1910, at New Site to the late David Joshua and Roxie Alma Hicks Ables. After graduating from Tishomingo Agricultural High School, he served in the Civilian Conservation Corps. He was a retired chemical research specialist for the Tennessee Valley Authority, where he worked for 35 years. His hobbies were history, genealogy and science, and he enjoyed his family, friends, farm and animals.

Services will be at 1 p.m. today at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Iuka with the Rev. Jim Holcomb officiating. Burial will be in Joel Cemetery in Dennis.

Survivors include a son, Hayden Ables and wife, Dianne, of Iuka; three daughters, Rita Johnson Nixon and husband, Bill, of Smithville, Tenn., Elizabeth Reynolds of Muscle Shoals, Ala., and Martha Keele and husband, Tim, of Tishomingo; a brother, Vernon E. "Buddy" Ables of Iuka; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lera Mae Bethune Ables, his parents, three children, four brothers and two sisters.

Pallbearers will be Harlan Bryson, John Kent, Roger Byrd, Jerry Linton, Charles Sweeney and Ronnie Scott.

Family links: 
  David Joshua Ables (1886 - 1961)
  Roxie Alma Hicks Ables (1894 - 1982)
  Lera M. Bethune Ables (1914 - 2001)
  Alma Faye Ables (1939 - 1940)*
  Infant Ables (1943 - 1943)*
  Infant Ables (1944 - 1944)*
  Alphus Vardaman Ables (1910 - 2003)
  Elmer Ward Ables (1913 - 1972)*
  Stanley Earl Ables (1915 - 1999)*
  Vernon E. Ables (1930 - 2009)*
  Dimple Ables (1934 - 1949)*
*Calculated relationship
Joel Cemetery
Tishomingo County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: Ables
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Originally Created by: preston malone
Record added: Aug 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28775671
Alphus Vardaman Ables
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 Added: Dec. 19, 2008

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