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Willie James Abner

West Point, Troup County, Georgia, USA
Death 23 Oct 1997 (aged 48)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 146156245 · View Source
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Blues musician: guitar and vocals.

Born Willie James Abner, son of Mary Abner. Performed as Willie James.

Regular performer at the old Maxwell Street in Chicago and local activist in attempts to save it from urban renewal.




  • Created by: Neal Underwood
  • Added: 6 May 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 146156245
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Willie James Abner (7 Apr 1949–23 Oct 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 146156245, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Neal Underwood (contributor 47580240) .