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Effie Irene Burks Abbett
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Birth: Jan. 16, 1904
Death: Mar. 28, 1983

The Eldon Advertiser, March 1983

Mrs. Effie Irene Abbett, 79, of Eldon, a former Iberia Resident, died Monday, March 28, 1983, at Charles E. Still Hospital in Jefferson City. She was born Jan. 16, 1904 at Tuscumbia to Hasten and Mary Agnew Burks. On Nov. 13, 1922, she was married in Jefferson City to Sherman J. Abbett, who died Feb. 17, 1981.

Mrs. Abbett was a lifelong resident of Miller County and was a member of the Humphrey's Creek Christian Church. For several years she had lived with her son, Earcy Abbott of Eldon.

Other survivors include two other sons, Donald Abbett, Tuscumbia and Kenneth Abbett of Jefferson City; a daughter, Mrs. Juanita Wilson of Jefferson City; a brother, Arthur Burks of Tuscumbia; a sister, Mrs. Mary Eickhoff of Mexico, MO.; and 17 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Stevinson-Mossman Funeral Home in Iberia with the Rev. Gene Edwards officiating. Burial was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Hasten Burks (1861 - 1936)
  Mary Agnes Agnew Burks (1866 - 1947)
 
 Spouse:
  Sherman Jasper Abbett (1900 - 1981)
 
 Children:
  Juanita Grace Abbett Wilson (1923 - 2010)*
  Percy W Abbett (1925 - 1927)*
  Earcy L. Abbott (1925 - 2007)*
  James Alfred Abbett (1936 - 1975)*
 
 Siblings:
  John William Burks (1887 - 1958)*
  Anna L Burks Reinhart (1891 - 1914)*
  Perry Cleveland Burks (1892 - 1919)*
  Robert I Burks (1897 - 1965)*
  Flora Viola Burks Wyrick (1899 - 1953)*
  Ida O. Burks Parkhurst (1901 - 1981)*
  Effie Irene Burks Abbett (1904 - 1983)
  Mary B Burks Wren Eickhoff (1906 - 1998)*
  Arthur E. Burks (1910 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
New Mount Zion Cemetery
Tuscumbia
Miller County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Nancy Arnold Thompson
Record added: Dec 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45030114
Effie Irene <i>Burks</i> Abbett
Added by: Nancy Arnold Thompson
 
 
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