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Doris J. (Newton) Abbott

January 18, 1956 ~ June 11, 2019 (age 63)


Doris J. Newton Abbott, 63, Antioch Road, Hopkinsville, died on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee of natural causes.

Services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 17, 2019 at Lamb Funeral Home with Rev. Jason Smiddie officiating. Burial will follow in Peaceful Meadows Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at the funeral home.

A native of Crofton, she was born January 18,1956 daughter of the late Julian Ray Newton and Betty Smith Newton.

She was an assembly worker. She also was a substitute teacher and bus monitor for Christian County Public Schools.  She was a member of Bluff Springs Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Linda Newton and Beverly Hoban.

Survivors include her husband, of 44 years, David R. Abbott, Hopkinsville; two sons, Troy (Christine) Abbott, Trigg Co.; Joseph R Abbott, Hopkinsville; four brothers, Charles Newton, Hopkinsville, Julian Ray Newton Jr., Todd County, Francis Smith, Clarksville, Tennessee, and Woodrow Benson, Pennsylvania; and eight sisters, Betty Lou Davis and Barbara Ann Slacker, both of Pottsville, Pennsylvania, Judy Goodard, Lewisburg, Kentucky, Martha Bedwell, Louisville, Kentucky, Brenda Anderson, Hopkinsville, Candy (Larry) Glover, Valley View, Pennsylvania, Mary (Bernice) Powell, Greenville, Kentucky, and Margaret (Roger) Tucker, Elkton, Kentucky, 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

Memorials may be made to Bluff Springs Church of Christ.

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June 16, 2019

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Lamb Funeral Home
3911 Lafayette Rd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Funeral Service
June 17, 2019

11:00 AM
Lamb Funeral Home
3911 Lafayette Rd
Hopkinsville, KY 42240


Bluff Springs Church Of Christ
4845 Greenville Rd., Hopkinsville KY 42240

In care of John Henderson (Common Treasurer)

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