Della M. <I>Turner</I> Abbott


Della M. Turner Abbott

Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri, USA
Death 23 Feb 2009 (aged 87)
Milan, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot Z - 122
Memorial ID 61544993 View Source

Della M. Abbott, 87, of Milan, passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2009, at her home.

Burial will be 1:30 p.m. Friday at National Cemetery, Arsenal Island. Those wishing to attend may meet at 1 p.m. Friday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Milan. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Della was born on Sept. 24, 1921, in Sikeston, Mo., the daughter of Jack and Edna Fisher Turner. She married Hershel W. Abbott Sr. on Dec. 19, 1939, in Kahoka, Mo. He preceded her in death on June 20, 2000.

Della had been employed as a seamstress for Seaford Clothing Co., Rock Island, before retiring in May of 1985. She was a member of Amalgamated Clothing Workers Union, where she served as financial secretary.

She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, traveling and the riverboats. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother.

Survivors include her sons, Hershel W. Abbott and Mike D. Abbott, both of Milan; sisters, Pauline Culberston and Mary Jo Menees, both of Missouri; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She had many family and friends who will dearly miss her and a very special family friend, Wendy Jo Hayes Barbee.
(Rock Island Argus, Feb. 25, 2009)

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  • Created by: Paul Mack
  • Added: 13 Nov 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 61544993
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Della M. Turner Abbott (24 Sep 1921–23 Feb 2009), Find a Grave Memorial ID 61544993, citing Rock Island National Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Paul Mack (contributor 47145486) .