Born 3-26-1939 -- Died 8-20-2004
Charles Lee Abbott, 65, of Pine Bluff, Ark., died Aug. 20, 2004, at Pine Bluff.
Born on March 26, 1939, at Maynard, Ark., he was the son of Neoma Risenhover Gann of Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Earl Abbott.
He spent his working years as a press operator for a newspaper. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in the Korean Conflict.
Survivors include four sons -- Anthony Abbott of Hoxie, Ark., Michael Abbott of Ozark Acres, Ark., Doug Abbott of Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Chuck Dawson of Fort Smith, Ark.; two daughters -- Charlene Abbott of Missouri and Michella Porehand of Hoxie; a brother, Carl Abbott of Pine Bluff, Ark.; and 18 grandchildren.
A graveside service was held Aug. 29 at the Siloam Cemetery in Middlebrook, Ark., with arrangements under the direction of the McNabb Funeral Home of Pocahontas.
Pallbearers were Anthony Abbott, Michael Abbott, Doug Abbott, Mark Ellison, Rex Ellison and Larry Dawson.