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Myra Jo Hanson Abbott

1938 - 2019
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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Myra Jo Hanson Abbott, 80, of Azle departed this life on Saturday, May 18, 2019 to be waiting in heaven for her family and friends she leaves behind. There, she will be reunited with those gone on before.

Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Lakeside Church of God. Entombment: 2 p.m. Thursday at Greenwood Mausoleum. Visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Greenwood.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lakeside Church of God.

Myra was born November 12, 1938 west of Idabel, Okla. to Archie and Essie (Palmer) Hanson. She graduated from Idabel High School in 1957. Myra was a stay at home mom and was involved in all five of her children’s activities in school and church. While her children were in school she was actively involved in PTA, Athletics boosters and Band boosters for the White Settlement ISD. Myra was a member of the Lakeside Church of God for 60 years where she was a Sunday School Secretary, Sunday School teacher, Children’s Church leader, and Nursery worker and coordinator for 30 years. She raised her children to know and love the Lord and many of them as well as some of her grandchildren have gone into ministry.

Myra was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Cheryl Abbott Little; sister, Maxine Flowers and husband, Don; sister, Nell Walker and husband, Earl.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Eulan (Bill) Abbott, Sr.; son, Eulan Abbott, Jr. and wife, Darla; son, Keith Abbott; daughter, Jo Elaine (Jodie) James and husband, Mark Sr.; daughter, Carol Hatfield and husband, Robert (Bob); her daughter Cheryl’s husband, Chris Little and wife, Valerie; her grandchildren, Ashley Lastinger and husband, Brent, Casey Stephens and husband, Michael, Mark James II and wife, Briana, Billy Hatfield, Joey Hatfield, Meagan Edwards and husband, Layke, Carrie Edwards and husband, Logan, Natalie Oakley and husband, Dalton, Lara Abbott, Emily Davis and husband, Casey; eight great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The Azle News,

May 22, 2019 Edition