|Birth: ||Oct. 19, 1904|
Hot Spring County
|Death: ||Sep. 4, 2007|
Esther Means Abbott, age 102, died Tuesday, September 4, 2007 in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, where she had been living for the past four years.
She was born in Malvern on October 19, 1904 to the late Henry and Bessie Noble Means. The Means and Noble families have been a part of this local area for well over 150 years and included several doctors, judges and lawyers in Hot Spring County and Arkansas.
Mrs. Abbott was educated in the Malvern Public Schools, graduating in the Class of 1922. She was a lifetime member of the First Presbyterian Church and the Malvern Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Mrs. Abbott was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Willis Ralph Abbott, Sr.; by one son, Willis Ralph Abbott, Jr.; by one daughter, Sue Abbott Uhlhorn; by one sister, Ruth White; by four brothers, William, Ben, H. B. and Paul Means; and by two infant grandsons.
She is survived by one grandson, Mark Abbott of Bartlesville, Oklahoma; by one granddaughter, Susan Reid of Dickinson, Texas; by five great-grandchildren, Lauren and Alan Abbott, and Valerie, Lauren, and Katelyn Reid; and by several nieces and nephews, including Virginia Abbott Robertson of Poplar Bluff, Missouri.
Graveside services will be held at eleven o'clock Thursday morning, September 6, 2007 in Oak Ridge Cemetery with Reverend Carl McCormack officiating.
The family will receive friends at J. A. Funk Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from five until seven o'clock.
Willis Ralph Abbott (1898 - 1991)*
Willis Ralph Abbott (1927 - 2003)*
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Hot Spring County
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