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Alma Lorene Abbott (1914-2006)
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Born: 22 Mar 1914 Tennessee.
Married: James Arlie Jones (1909-1983) on 24 Jun 1928 in Henry County Tennessee.
Died: 29 Mar 2006 Clinton Tennessee.
Buried: Oak Ridge Memorial Park Oak Ridge Tennessee.
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Robert Henry Abbott
19 Aug 1863-8 Mar 1937
John Henry Abbott
30 Sep 1893-12 Feb 1967
Married: 14 Oct 1886
Nancy Caroline Melton
1869-3 Mar 1918
Alma Lorene Abbott
22 Mar 1914-29 Mar 2006
Married: 1 Mar 1913
William Wesley Norwood
9 May 1869-9 Nov 1921
America Elizabeth Norwood
9 Jul 1896-30 Oct 1981
Married: 26 Jan 1891
Jennette Florence Boyd
30 Jan 1875-28 Jun 1938

Spouse and Children

       James Arlie Jones

Brothers and Sisters

Alma Lorene Jones, 92, of Oak Ridge, died Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at Windwood Health and Rehab in Clinton.

She was born March 22, 1914, in Carroll County in West Tennessee, the daughter of John Henry Abbott and America Elizabeth Norwood Abbott.

Mrs. Jones was a long-time member of Robertsville Baptist Church. She was always willing to serve her church in any capacity that was needed. She also loved to read and was an avid supporter of the church library. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and an advocate for the Recording For The Blind. She enjoyed gardening, crocheting and music and was an excellent seamstress, often making clothing without patterns.

Mrs. Jones was preceded in death by her husband, James Arlie Jones in 1983, and children, Mary Lois Stooksbury in 1992, Joyce Sharpe in 2001 and James Elmer "Buddy" Jones in 2002.

She is survived by daughters and sons-in-law Doris and Sam Clinton and Ann and Boyd Hartman, all of Knoxville, and Debbie McKenzie and husband Ben of Rydall, Ga.; sons-in-law, Bill Sharpe of Andersonville, and Earl Stooksbury of Oak Ridge; sister-in-law, Wanda Marthin of Memphis, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and many, many special friends.

The family wishes to express their love and appreciation for the care and support given to Mrs. Jones by the staff and residents of Windwood Health and Rehab Center.

Funeral services are Saturday, April 1, 2006, at 8 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary with Dr. Michael Prince officiating. Graveside services are Sunday at 2 p.m. at Oak Ridge Memorial Park.

The family asks that any memorials be in the form of contributions to the Moving Forward Building Fund of Robertsville Baptist Church, 251 Robertsville Road, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.

The family will receive friends on Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Weatherford Mortuary.1


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