J.D. Abell
3/2/1920 - 6/22/2007

 J.D. Abell, 87 of Greenville, passed away on Friday, June 22, 2007 at Presbyterian Hospital of Greenville. Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, June 25, 2007 at Coker-Mathews Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Stephenson and Don Coppinger officiating. Burial will be in Memoryland Memorial Park.
Mr. Abell was born in Caddo Mills to Frank Cornelias Abell and Lena Miller on March 2, 1920. He married Lyda Faye Coppinger on February 2, 1938 in Greenville, Texas. He was in the Army. He was a Quanity Inspector for E-Systems, a member of the Family Fellowship and a member of the Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite.
He is survived by his son, Benny Abell of Greenville, son and daughter-in-law, Billy and Lynda Abell of Greenville, grandson, Brad Abell and wife, Billie of Commerce, granddaughters, Amy White and husband, Aaron of Greenwood, AR, Lori Herrera and husband, Daniel of Grand Prairie and Angel Harwick and husband Steve of Greenville, great-grandchidren, Bailey Abell of Commerce, Trent Hemphill of Commerce, Hannah White of Greenwood, AR, Caroline White of Greenwood, AR, Sarah White of Greenwood, AR, Madeline Herrera of Grand Prairie, Grace Herrera of Grand Prairie, Jacob Harwick of Greenville, Amanda Reed of Celeste and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife on October 16, 2003, daughter-in-law, Georgia Abell on January 12, 2006, parents, brothers, Willie Abell and Eddie Rotenberry, Grandson, Richard Reed on June 4, 2006.
Visitation will be Sunday, June 24, 2007 from 6 to 8 P.M .at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Brad Abell, Aaron White, Daniel Herrera, Steve Harwick, Don Coppinger, Ronnie Prestridge. Honorary pallbearers are J.D. Miller, Johnny Jaggers, John Gilmer, Floyd Voss, Harold Smith and Buster Rivers.

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