|Birth: ||Jul. 4, 1919|
New Jersey, USA
|Death: ||Oct. 3, 2008|
Hazel Compton Abbott was 89 years old. She passed away peacefully at Haven Hospice on October 3, 2008, after a 13-month battle with leukemia. Mrs. Abbott was born in Norton, New Jersey, on July 4, 1919. She moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in 1948 and then to Gainesville, Florida, in 1968.
She was a homemaker and enjoyed playing bridge, crocheting, needlepoint, and she was a GREAT Gator fan! She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Abbott was preceded in death by her husband, Clifton E. "Kip" Abbott, by her stepson, Lynn W. Abbott, of Tenafly, New Jersey, and by her brother, H. LeRoy Compton, of Edgewater, Florida.
Survivors are: a daughter, Barbara J. White, and a son-in-law, Doil White, of Gainesville, Florida; a son, Glen C. Abbott, and a daughter-in-law, Jo Abbott, of Homosassa, Florida; one sister, Mildred Shannon, of Towson, Maryland; one sister-in-law, Lorraine Compton, of Edgewater, Florida; Four grandchildren: Debbie (Steimle) Ponder and Sandi (Steimle) Sassenberger both of Marietta, Georgia, Brooke (Abbott) Townsend of Cape Coral, Florida, and Matthew Abbott of West Palm Beach, Florida; Four step-grandchildren: Dora White of Winter Park, Colorado, Mike Thompson of Paris, France, and Chris Thompson of Lindsay Thompson of New Port Richey, Florida; and seven great grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held Monday, Oct. 13, 2008, at 11 a.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made by contributions to Trinity United Methodist Church Building Fund, 4000 N.W. 53rd Avenue, Gainesville, Florida 32653 or to Haven Hospice of North Central Florida, 4200 N.W. 90th Boulevard, Gainesville, Florida 32606.
Arrangements by Williams-Thomas Funeral Home, Downtown Gainesville, Florida. For further information, Williams-Thomas Downtown, 376-7556.
Published in the Citrus County Chronicle from 10/7/2008 - 10/8/2008
Created by: Doris Albro
Record added: Oct 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30413451