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Joseph Claybourn Abell
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Birth: May 21, 1927
Marion County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 2006
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Courier-Journal---November 11, 2006

ABELL - Joseph Claybourn "Barely," 79, died Friday, November 10, 2006 at Baptist Hospital Northeast surrounded by many of his loved ones.

He was born in Marion County, KY on May 21, 1927. He was retired from Ford Truck Plant and a long time member of Oldham County Country Club. He will be treasured and missed by all who had the privilege to know him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Spalding and Elizabeth Abell; two brothers, Henson and Dee Abell; and three sisters, Mary Elizabeth Mattingly, Frances Market and MaryJane Goodin.

He is survived by his wife, the former Doris Prather; his son, Alan Abell (Jeanne); his daughters, Debbie Garner (Mike), Pam Piper (James), Gina Wells, (Jack), Rhonda Sedoris (Bobby) and Janna Reynolds; ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marita Kirby.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Stoess Funeral Home, Crestwood with burial in Valley of Rest. Visitation will be 3 - 8 p.m.Sunday. Memorial contributions to the Charlie Prather Scholarship.

Oldham Era---November 27, 2006

Joseph Claybourn "Barely" Abell, 79, of Crestwood, died Nov. 10, 2006, at Baptist Hospital Northeast.

He was born in Marion County on May 21, 1927. He was retired from the Ford truck plant and was a long-time member of Oldham County Country Club.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Spalding and Elizabeth Abell; two brothers, Henson and Dee Abell; and three sisters, Mary Elizabeth Mattingly, Frances Market and MaryJane Goodin.

Survivors include his wife, the former Doris Prather; his son, Alan (Jeanne) Abell; five daughters, Debbie (Mike) Garner, Pam (James) Piper, Gina (Jack) Wells, Rhonda (Bobby) Sedoris and Janna Reynolds; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Marita Kirby.

Services were Monday at Stoess Funeral Home in Crestwood, with the Rev. Jerry Beard officiating.

Visitation was Sunday.

Burial took place in Valley of Rest Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Charles Prather Jr., Raymond Prather, Pete Prather, Sam Prather, Turk Prather, George Ritchie, Tracy Adams, Kenny Abell and Mike Lesousky, as well as the "Senile Sixteen."

Memorial contributions may go to the Charlie Prather Scholarship Fund.




 
 
Burial:
Valley of Rest Cemetery
La Grange
Oldham County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Genealogy Girl
Record added: Nov 29, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16841126
Joseph Claybourn Abell
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- Genealogy Girl
 Added: Nov. 29, 2006
 
 
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