Tommy E. Abner

June 14, 1944September 6, 2011

Tommy Eugene Abner, age 67, passed away on September 6, 2011. Graveside services will be held at Parkhill Cemetery on Friday, September 9, 2011 at 12:00 PM, according to Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 4071 Macon Rd., Columbus, GA. Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday morning from 9:00 – 11:30 AM.

Mr. Abner was born on June 14, 1944 in Clarksville, TN. He was retired from the private contractor KLIMA on base at Fort Benning after 44 years of service as a barber. Mr. Abner was preceded in death by his mother and step-father, Frank and Eunice Petrei.

Survivors include his wife, Karel Abner of Columbus; a step-daughter, Diane Harrell (Terry) of Preston, GA; a step-son, Jack James (Julianne) of Preston, GA; five grandchildren, Jessie, Shelby, Ciara, Zack and Jacob; his aunt Rosie Shankweiler of Oklahoma and two step-sisters, Pamela Huddleston and Genie Petrei; a sister-in-law, Sharon Reed and a niece, Karel Hancock.

Flowers are accepted but memorial contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House, 1959 Hamilton Rd., Columbus, GA 31904.

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  • Visitation Friday, September 9, 2011
  • Graveside Service Friday, September 9, 2011

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