Bettyann Abell, 76, Birdseye

Bettyann Abell, 76, Birdseye, died at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper.

She was born in Dubois County on May 13, 1937, to Oscar Marion and Erma Bell (Baker) Atkins. Her husband, Maurice Lee “Huck” Abell, died June 29, 2004.

Surviving are a sister, Marian Louise Angerer of Jasper, and four nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Rosa A. Nicholson.

Mrs. Abell enjoyed sewing, crocheting, knitting and perusing cookbooks.  She was a graduate of Birdseye High School and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Jasper.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. Burial will be in Birdseye Cemetery.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

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