Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Nan Abell Dies

Nancy Niell Abell, 'Nan'

CLOVER, SC -- Miss Abell, 80, of 306 Kings Mountain Street, died August 6, 2005 at Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia. She was born June 22, 1925 in York County, SC, a daughter of the late John Walker Abell and Melvil Niell Abell.
Miss Abell was a graduate of Winthrop College and a retired school teacher in the Charlotte Mecklenburg School District, having taught business at Central and Grainger High Schools. She was involved with the Student Council Association on the local, state and national levels. Miss Abell was a life-long and very active member of the Clover A.R.P. Church and was active in the Clover Woman's Club. She is survived by numerous cousins.
Graveside service will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, August 9, 2005 at Woodside Cemetery, followed by an 11:00 AM Memorial service at the Clover A.R.P. Church, conducted by the Rev. Rob Patrick and the Rev. Gilbert Rowell. The family will receive friends at the Clover A.R.P. Church Fellowship Hall following the memorial service. Serving as pallbearers will be Hank Owen, Edmund Hall, Parks Parrish, Mack Johnson, Lee Clinton, Garrison Clinton and Jamie Clinton.
Memorials may be made to Clover A.R.P. Church, 127 Kings Mountain Street, Clover, SC 29710.
M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home of Clover is serving the family of Miss Abell.
Published in the Charlotte Observer on 8/8/2005.

"We've lost a great teacher.........and friend! They don't make 'em like that anymore." -Ed