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Benedict O'Neal "Ben" Abell
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Birth: Dec. 19, 1914
Marion County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 5, 1985
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

THE LEBANON ENTERPRISE, page A9, Wed. July 10, 1985. OBIUARIES. Benedict O'Neal Abell, 71.

Benedict "Ben" O'Neal Abell, 71, 438 North Street, Lebanon, died at 3:30 a.m. July 5 at VAMC in Louisville.

Mr. Abell was a native of Marion County, a veteran of World War II and a member and post commander of the Diabled American Veterans, a member of the Lebanon senior citizens and a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church. He was a retired sign maker. He was preceded in death by his wife, Emma, and his parents Clarence and Mahala O'Neal Abell.

Survivors include: two daughters, Mrs. Joan A. Browning of Braton Florida and Karen S. Laco of Lake Staiton, Ind.; three sisters, Mrs. Verna A, Ward, Mrs. Generose A. Shewmaker, and Mrs. Mary A. Spalding, of Lebanon; one brother, Howard "Cotton" Abell of Lebanon; five grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted at 11:00 a.m., July 8 at St. Augustine Catholic Church with burial in Lebanon National Cemetery. Rev. Ivo Cecil officiated.

Pallbearers were Bob Abell, John Shewmaker, Bob Shewmaker, Butch Shewmaker, Pat Thomas and J. C. Mattingly.

Campbell Funeral Home, Lebanon, was in charge of arrangements. 
Family links: 
  Joseph Clarence Abell (1876 - 1958)
  Mary Mahala O'Neal Abell (1884 - 1977)
  Georgia Emma Abell (1912 - 1978)
  Joan O'Neil Abell Browning (1934 - 2004)*
  Mary Verna Abell Ward (1907 - 2008)**
  Mary Rose Abell Shoemaker (1912 - 1987)*
  Benedict O'Neal Abell (1914 - 1985)
*Calculated relationship
Lebanon National Cemetery
Marion County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: 10, 5
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Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
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Benedict O'Neal Ben Abell
Added by: Gerald & Martha M. Thompson
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Thank you for your service in World War II. May you rest in peace.
- Gerald & Martha M. Thompson
 Added: Mar. 15, 2015

- Wayne S
 Added: Feb. 16, 2007

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