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October 22, 2013

James Martin Abbott, 73; Scottsburg

— Funeral services for James Martin Abbott, 73, Scottsburg, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, at Grayson Funeral Home, New Washington, with burial in Barnes Cemetery. He died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at Scott Villa Nursing Home.

He was born on Aug. 11, 1940 to John M. and Celia Cory Abbott in Scottsburg.

Survivors include his daughter, Karen Sabo and her husband, Dennis, Bellevue, Ohio; brothers, John R. Abbott and his wife, Claudette, Lexington, Claudis R. Henderson and his wife, Dorothy, Charlestown; sisters, Vada Short, Scottsburg, Virginia Abbott, Charlestown, Vivian Bressler, Nabb, Martha Righthouse, Nabb, and Delcia Smith and her husband, Richard, Marysville; and two grandchildren, Ashley Sabo and Dylan Sabo.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Edward Lee, William, Walter, and Kenneth Henderson, and Joseph Abbott; and sisters, Viola Vojkufka, and Viva Stricker.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today and after 9 a.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

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