Janie Abel

Obituary of Janie Abel

Mrs. Janie East Abel, age 82 passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Humboldt Medical Center. Funeral Services will be conducted Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. in the Lea and Simmons Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Brownsville Memorial Gardens. A visitation will be conducted Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 5:00 - 7:00 P.M. in the Lea and Simmons Funeral Home. Mrs. Janie was preceded in death by her parents: Cleve and Effie Rodgers East, Sr., a son: Todd Hicks, a brother: William “Bill” East, and a sister: Lynda Powell. She is survived by her husband of 27 years, Raymond Abel, Humboldt, TN, a son: Nickie Hicks, Ashville, NC, two daughters: Charlotte White, Alamo, TN, Melanie Jacocks (Jesse) Brownsville, TN, three brothers: John East (Judy) Maury City, TN, Ernest East (Barbara) Friendship, TN, Jimmy East (Lynn) Jackson, TN, three sisters: Elnora Lott, Bells, TN, Virginia Scales, Opelika, AL, Leona Crossman (Charles), St. Augustine, FL, six grandchildren: Jonathan Hicks (Sarah), Kevin Hicks, Cameron White (Emily), Kathlin White, Allie and Justin Jacocks and a great-grandchild: Max Hicks. Memorials are requested to: Zion Baptist Church Benevolence Fund, c/o David Brooks, 872 D.T. Williams Rd., Bells, TN 38006.