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Horace Benton Abel
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1906
Orange County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 19, 1963, USA

Married to Emma M. Williams on December 24, 1925 in Orange County, IN.

Paoli (Orange County, Indiana) News, June 20, 1963, from the collection of Wilma Davis, Paoli, Indiana.


Horace B. Abel, 57, lifelong resident of West Baden, died early Wednesday morning at Jasper Hospital. Mr. Abel, a butcher, was employed at Allbright's store in Prospect before his fatal illness.

Final rites will be held Friday afternoon at 1:30 at the West Baden Baptist Church of which he was a member. Services will be conducted by Rev. Jack Bruns. Burial in Ames Chapel Cemetery is by Ritter funeral directors.

Mr. Abel is survived by his wife, Mrs. Emma Williams Abel, three sons, Richard of Crown Point, Claver of Madison and David of West Baden, his mother, Mrs. Ora Abel, six grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Pauline Jacobs of French Lick, and a brother, Harry Abel of Louisville.

[Contributed by David Ballard]
Family links: 
  Perry Benton Abel (1868 - 1950)
  Ora May Wilson Abel (1881 - 1971)
  Emma M. Williams Abel (1908 - 1992)
  Richard G. Abel (1926 - 2016)*
  Claver Doyle Abel (1928 - 1984)*
  Horace Benton Abel (1906 - 1963)
  Pauline Abel Jacobs (1912 - 1989)*
  Harry Boyd Abel (1918 - 1988)*
*Calculated relationship
Ames Chapel Cemetery
Orange County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Robert Lane
Record added: Aug 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40464685
Horace Benton Abel
Added by: Robert Lane
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