WINDER - Bernice Abbott, 85, died Tuesday, December 14, 2010.
A native of Olive Hill, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Eva Holbrooks Mays. She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. John Abbott on August 27, 2010. Mrs. Abbott was a retired hairdresser and attended The Winder Church of The Lord Jesus Christ.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Ted and Anita Abbott, Winder; grandchildren, Shelia and Tripp Powers and Ted, Jr. and Kidest Abbott; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Abbott and Brooklyn Abbott; sister, Mary Orwig; and brother, Roger Mays.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 16, at 2 p.m., from the chapel of Carter Funeral Home, with Pastor Tommy Baker officiating. Burial will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 12 noon until 2 p.m.
Carter Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.