Emma Frances “Dollie” Abell

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Emma Frances “Dollie” Abell

  • Birth 11 Dec 1911 Durham, Lewis County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 5 Jan 1984 Hillsboro, Washington County, Oregon, USA
  • Burial Hillsboro, Washington County, Oregon, USA
  • Memorial ID 5801942

Services for Dollie Abell, 72, of Hillsboro, Ore., a Durham native and former Quincy resident were held Jan. 7 in Donelson, Dewell and Mathews Mortuary in Hillsboro, Or., the Rev. Jerry Propst and the Rev. Frank Carpenter conducting. Burial was in Fir Lawn Cemetery at Hillsboro. Dollie Abell died Thursday, Jan. 5, 1984 in Tuality Community Hospital in Hillsboro. Miss Abell was born in Durham, Dec. 11, 1911, a daughter of John and Emma Veach Abell. Miss Abell was a graduate of Durham High School. She worked as a telephone operator at Maywood and in 1950 moved to Quincy where she worked as a presser for Gem City Cleaners for many years. She moved from Quincy to Hillsboro in 1970. She was a member of Hillsboro First Baptist Church. She enjoyed teaching children in Sunday school classes and had done this since shortly after graduating from high school. Surviving are a brother, John Abell of Bonaza, Ore.; and a halfsister, Lottie Balsar of Maywood.


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  • Created by: Lillie Riney
  • Added: 25 Sep 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5801942
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emma Frances “Dollie” Abell (11 Dec 1911–5 Jan 1984), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5801942, citing Fir Lawn Cemetery, Hillsboro, Washington County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Lillie Riney (contributor 22403448) .