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Theda D Van Winkle Abrams
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Birth: Oct. 19, 1927
Jackson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 16, 2014
Butler County
Ohio, USA

Theda D. Abrams, age 86, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on Monday, June 16. She was born October 19, 1927 in Jackson County, Kentucky to Cassius Winfred and Elva (Eversole) Van Winkle. Theda graduated from McKee High School in McKee, Kentucky in 1946, one of 18 graduates. She married Dewey L. Abrams on May 17, 1947 in Covington, Kentucky. She worked in the food service industry and was employed by Miami University and the Talawanda School System, retiring from her cafeteria manager position in 1989. Theda loved children and babysat many neighborhood children, as well as her treasured grandchildren after her retirement. She enjoyed fishing, especially trips on Brookville Lake, and she was an avid gardner, canning and preserving fruits and vegetables during the summer. In the winter she could be found sewing and quilting. She was well known for her baking and cooking, and visitors were always treated to her wonderful home cooked meals. Theda loved to feed people! She enjoyed attending church and gospel singings. She often travelled to hear her brothers perform. She was a member of Taylor's Grove United Baptist Church in Somerville. She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Dewey L. Abrams, a daughter Wanda L. (Tom) Renner; one son Bernie D. (Susan) Abrams, a daughter Sandy A. (Bill) Freeman; four grandchildren, Mark A. (Erlena) Parker, Cory W. Abrams, Casey A. Abrams and Kelley A. Freeman and two great grandchildren, Kash R. and Kinslee P. White; five siblings, Ruby Rice, Ruth Thacker, Boyd VanWinkle, Russell VanWinkle and Doris Cheek; special nephews, Gene Smith and Chris Abrams and many much loved nieces and nephews as well as a host of wonderful friends and neighbors. Theda was preceded in death by her parents, one beloved grandson, Morris Dwane White, three brothers, Earl, Everett and Orville VanWinkle and a sister Gilberta Smith. 
Family links: 
  Cassius Winfred Van Winkle (1898 - 1990)
  Elva Eversole Van Winkle (1897 - 1995)
  Gilberta Van Winkle Smith (1921 - 2008)*
  Dilliard Earl Van Winkle (1923 - 2003)*
  Winfred Everette Van Winkle (1925 - 2001)*
  Theda D Van Winkle Abrams (1927 - 2014)
  Orville k Van Winkle (1938 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Madison County Memorial Gardens
Madison County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: judy carney peacock
Record added: Jun 22, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 131692783


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