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Shirley Ann Abbott
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  • Chestnut Street Church of Christ
    709 E. Chestnut St.
    Hoopeston, IL 60942

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“I remember your mother sitting at the table when you lived on Chestnut talking to us when we were in high school Marta. She was a special lady. You...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Sandra and Earl Thompson - IL

“Rick, Marta and Phil. Growing up in the 800 block of the Honeywell neighborhood seems we knew each other's moms well. Your mom was always quick to...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Patty Seiters Smith - Hoopeston, IL

“Hi Marta, Rick and Phil, Heaven just got sweeter.. May your memories be blessed! Who knows how many years have passed since I last saw your mom, or...Read More »
3 of 3 | Posted by: Diane (Eckert) Field - Friend


Shirley Ann Abbott, 79, of Dublin, OH, formerly of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 7:45 P.M. Wednesday September 19, 2012 at the Mayfair Village Nursing Care Center in Columbus, OH. She was born February 25, 1933, the daughter of Thomas and Toy (Absher) Walters. Shirley married Richard "Dick" Abbott on December 22, 1951 in Hoopeston, IL. He preceded her in death on January 8, 1990.
She is survived by: one daughter, Marta (Scott) Burthold of Houston, TX; two sons, Rick (Donna) Abbott of Dublin, OH and Phil Abbott (Phillip Johnson) of Atlanta, GA; one sister Pauline Reckner of Hoopeston, IL; one brother, Robert Walters of Danville, IL; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, two nieces and two nephews.
She was preceded in death by: her parents and one sister Betty Walters.
Mrs. Abbott was a caregiver. She was a member of the Chestnut Street Church of Christ in Hoopeston, IL. Shirley enjoyed attending Bible study, watching sports and spending time with her family and friends.