Visitation will be Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, from 6 until 9 p.m. in the parlor at Collins-Burke Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Walker Memory Gardens. Mark Lockhart will officiate.
Abel was preceded in death by her father, James Craven Sr.; mother, Mary Snelson Craven; and a host of aunts and uncles.
She is survived by her husband, James Abel Sr.; two sons, James Abel Jr. (Lashonne) of Verbena and Jeff Abel; sister, Cindy Goude (Lamar); four brothers, James Craven Jr. (Vickie), Richard Craven, Michael Craven and David Craven; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571