Abbott, Wanda L. (LaFayette)

Friday, September 24, 2021
Wanda Abbott
Wanda Abbott

Wanda L. Abbott, 73, of LaFayette, passed away on Tuesday, September 21, 2021.

She was preceded in death by her children, Rachel and Stephanie Songer, and Tony Ballenger; granddaughter, Ashley Gill; and parents, Robert Andrew Abbott and Rose Moreland Abbott.

Survivors include her daughter, Renee Bowers; grandchildren, Justin (Cassandra) Hilburn, Mindy Scott (Rodney Smith), Megan (Chris) Osburne, Corey Osburne, Brooke Ballenger, Shawn Ballenger, and Samantha Keeton; several great grandchildren; sisters, Bobbie Tate, Betty Cooley, Margie Owens, and Mary Alice Owens; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28, in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor Marion Webb officiating.

Interment will be at Crest-Lawn Memorial Park.

Pallbearers are Justin Hilburn, Rodney Smith, Edward Love, Brian Long, Tim Reagan, and Chris Ramirez. Honorary pallbearer is Danny Snider.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday from 6-8 p.m.

Family asks that everyone wear a mask.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.


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