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Pocahontas, AR--MABEL ABBOTT
of Pocahontas, age 100, died March 18, 1997 at Randolph County Medical
Center. She was born Aug. 23, 1896 at Gainesville, the daughter
of Charles G. and Mattie Redwine Johnston.
Mrs. Abbott was the first librarian for Randolph County, and a member of First United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Eli Abbott, Sr. and two brothers, Rector and Warren Johnston.
Survivors include a son, Eli Abbott, Jr. of Monroe, LA; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist
Church with Rev. Steve Wingo officiating. Burial was in Masonic
Cemetery under the direction of McNabb Funeral Home.
--Contributed by Freda Roberts.