Mrs. Marjorie Olene Abney

Published 7:02 am Tuesday, May 19, 2020

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Mrs. Marjorie Olene Abney, 94, of Valley, passed away peacefully at her son’s home in South Carolina surrounded by her family on Thursday, May 14, 2020.

Mrs. Abney was born in Tallapoosa County, on October 8, 1925, and moved to Valley in 1938. She retired from West Point Stevens. Mrs. Abney was a charter member of Fairview Baptist Church for over 50 years.

Olene was preceded in death by her husband, S. L. Abney, her parents, W. W. & Blannie Slaughter, sister, Gladys Askew, granddaughter, Robin Abney and son-in-law, McCoy Burdette.

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She is survived by her daughter, Becky Burdette; sons, Leroy (Nancy) Abney & Steve (JoAnne) Abney; grandchildren, Todd (Tressie) Burdette, Vicki (David) Williams, Gina (Robbie) Rogers, Robbie Abney, Marshelia (Terry) Duffey, Ricky Anglin, Kevin (Stephanie) Anglin; 12 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren, and niece, Linda Pittman.

A graveside service was  held on Sunday, May 17, 2020, at 3:30 p.m, at Fairfax Cemetery with the Rev. Kevin Anglin officiating. The family will receive friends at the cemetery 15 minutes prior to the service. Social distance guidelines will apply.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fairview Baptist Church, Valley.

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Johnson Brown-Service Funeral Home of Valley, directing.