From the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Sunday, November 17, 1991:
Vernon Abbott, a retired automobile service manager and active cattle rancher, died Friday at a Fort Worth hospital. He was 85.
Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Greenwood Funeral Home. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park.
Friends may call at the funeral home until noon Monday.
Mr. Abbott was born in Collin County and had lived in Fort Worth for about 40 years.
He had attended Texas Tech University and threw the first pitch for the university's first baseball game. He was a member of the Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association and Arlington Heights Methodist Church.
Survivors: Wife, Marjorie Sanders Abbott of Fort Worth; son, V. Brooks Abbott of Irving; daughter, Mrs. Ann Finch of Dalhart; and four grandchildren.
Majorie Sanders Abbott
1910–1997 (m. 1937)
Gravesite Details ssw Majorie S. Abbott
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