Ferrell Leon Abel

Published 5:00 am Monday, September 20, 2004

Services for Ferrell Leon Abel of Hazlehurst are 2 p.m. Sunday,Sept. 19, at Franklin Funeral Home Chapel in Meadville with burialin Union Church Cemetery in Union Church.

Visitation is Saturday from 5-9 p.m. and Sunday from 8:30 a.m.until 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Abel, 88, died Sept. 17, 2004, at Hardy Wilson Hospital inHazlehurst. He was born in Biloxi on Aug. 18, 1916, to Joseph Abeland Ella Ladner.

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He was a retired Methodist minister. He was a member ofCommunity Methodist Church in Fayette.

Preceding him in death were his parents, one brother and 11sisters.

Survivors are his daughter, Brynda Moore of McCall Creek; hissons, Nick Ferrell Abel of Fayette, and Robert Abel of Pascagoula;12 grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren.