Thomas Andrew Ables

1 May , 194912 August , 2019

Thomas Andrew Ables, 70, of Gainesville passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

A Celebration of life service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 17, 2019 in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, August 17th from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.

Born on May 1, 1949 in Tachikawa, Japan he was the son of the late C.W. and Margaret Treadway Ables. Mr. Ables graduated from West Rome High School in 1967 and Southern Tech in 1973. Mr. Ables was retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad, where he was a training specialist. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church of Rome, GA.

Mr. Ables is survived by his wife, Agatha Forrester Ables of Gainesville; son, Forrest Thomas Ables of Gainesville; brother, Charles L. Ables (Cynthia) of Rome, GA; sister, June Aycock (Rip) of Rome, GA; brother, Robin W. Ables (Julie) of Rome, GA; brother in law, Gary Forrester (Penni) of Lula, GA; nephew, Ricky Bradley (Chin) and their children, Claire Todd and Atticus Bradley of Rome; nephew, Jake Scoggins of Rome, GA; nephew, Chad Ables (Susan) of Rome.

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Memorial Park Funeral Home 2030 Memorial Park Rd. Gainesville, GA 30504 is in charge of arrangements.


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