ABEL, SHEREE LYNN: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice
Advocate, The (Baton Rouge, LA) - Friday, September 24, 2004
Deceased Name: ABEL, SHEREE LYNN
Sheree Abel, previous owner of The Land of Sports in Hammond, died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2004, at Summit Hospital, Baton Rouge. She was 48, a native of Hammond and a resident of Walker. She was a teacher with the Livingston Parish school system at Westside Junior High in Walker. She was formerly an employee of Southeastern Louisiana University and was an SLU Alumni Center board member. She graduated summa cum laude from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, and received her master's degree at SLU. Sheree served on various committees for community affairs. She was former president and board member of the Hammond Chamber of Commerce and Gulf Coast Conservation Association. She was past president of the Hammond chapter of Ducks Unlimited, as well as former member of the Hammond Jaycees, being selected as the Woman of the Year for the Louisiana Jaycees. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hammond. Sheree is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Melanie Abel Denison and Mark Denison of Newport News, Va.; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ronald William Abel and Beth Pack Abel and Donald William Abel and Eydie Fullman Abel, all of Hammond, three nephews, Adam Denison, Alex Denison and Matthew Abel; four nieces, Ashley Denison, Rebecca Abel, Lisa Abel and Laura Abel; and two aunts, Jerline Naquin and Edna Abel. She was preceded in death by her parents, Billy Don Abel and Doris Helen Morgan. Visitation was at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2503 Old Baton Rouge Highway, Hammond, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23. Visitation at the church from 9 a.m. until funeral service at 10 a.m. Friday. Burial in Rose Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sheree Abel Memorial Scholarship, SLU Developmental Foundation, 500 W. University Ave., Hammond, LA 70401, (985) 549-5223, payable to SLU Developmental Foundation.
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