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Emily A. Abbott

Princess Anne – Emily A. Abbott, 91, of here passed away on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at Alice B. Tawes Nursing Home in Crisfield, Md.

Born April 16, 1927 in Warrensville, NC, she was the daughter of the late Ira & Minnie Hartsoe Ashley.  After graduating from Pocomoke High School, she spent most of her adult life doing office work at Cohn & Bock Lumber and Feed Mill in Princess Anne and later at Montgomery Ward in Salisbury and Bank of Somerset in Princess Anne, Md. In 1973, Emily and her husband Roger purchased the R & E Used Cars and operated the business until their retirement in 1989. Emily was a member of Antioch United Methodist Church in Princess Anne and Somerset County AARP.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Lillard, Smith, Frank, Ray and Joseph, and Elmer Ashley, Pauline Beauchamp, Mae Cowgill, Margaret Graybiel and several brother and sister in laws.

She is survived by her husband, Roger Abbott, brother Winfred Ashley and his wife Nancy of Salisbury, granddaughters Michelle Abbott of Princess Anne, Kim Widdowson ( Todd) and Karen Briddell (James II) great grandsons, Logan Widdowson and James Briddell III, sister in law Sue Ellen Ashley, brother in law, Colonel Claibourne Cowgill, and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, February 25, 2018 at Hinman Funeral Home, P.A. 11673 Somerset Ave. Princess Anne, Md. with a visitation one hour prior to the service. Rev. James Doran will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Emily’s memory be made to Antioch U.M. Church, P.O. Box 297, Princess Anne, Md. 21853.

1 comment to Emily A. Abbott

  • RB

    My sincere condolences for the death of your dear Mrs. Abbott.  The God of heavens shares your loss.  He provides the wonderful hope of the resurrection (John 5:28-29; Hosea 13:14).  He also promises, at Psalm 37: 11, 29, 39, peaceful life forever on a perfect earth.  Jesus taught us to pray for that marvelous time at Matthew 6:9-10.  May the peace of God be with all of you.

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