Emma Grace Abel


Emma Grace Abel, 87, Cadiz, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012 at Gable Care Center, Hopedale. She was born Dec. 9, 1924 in Canton, a daughter of the late Holly Emanuel and Martha Elby Dellinger.

She was preceded in death in addition to her parents, by her husband Harry Wayne Abel in 1966; her companion, John Henry Milliken; a son Robert Lee Abel; a daughter and son-in-law Yvonne and LeRoy Anno; infant daughter Elizabeth; and two sisters: Agnes Hendersock and Beatrice Kruger.

Calling hours will be held Tuesday, Jan. 10, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz where funeral service will be held Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012 at 11 a.m. with Paul Giffin officiating. Burial will follow at Cadiz Union Cemetery. The memorial guestbook may be signed at www.clark-kirkland.com.

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.


  1. My condolances to Emma’s Grandchildren and children. May they find comfort in knowing Jesus as Lord and Saviour. Let us remember forgiveness is key to a close relationship to those we love and care about. Unforgiveness hurts only the one harboring it. God Bless . Rev. Shirley


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