Mary Virginia Abbott

March 9, 1920August 11, 2011

Mary Virginia Abbott, of Raytown, Missouri, passed from this life peacefully on August 11, 2011. Mrs. Abbott was raised in Kansas City, the devoted daughter of Frederick and Ola Judeman. She attended Paseo High School and went on to business school. She enjoyed her youth, swimming, diving, playing tennis and running about town in her fur coat. She eventually settled down to a happy marriage with James Abbott. After his death, Mrs. Abbott returned to the workforce as an administrator for The Laborer’s Union. She saw both sons through college and into marriage. She adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Her sons Frederick and wife Vicki Abbott and Mark and wife Jody Abbott, her grandchildren Andrea Abbott Sanchez, Erin Abbott LaBounty and Gavin Abbott, and her great-grandchildren Jacqueline, Isabel, and Mia survive her. Her 91 years were filled, as she wanted them to be, with family and friends. Visitation will be held from 12:00-1:00 p.m. followed by funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 15, at Mt. Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home, 10507 Holmes Road. Interment in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 6800 West 93rd Street, Overland Park, Kansas 66212. Condolences may be offered at Arrangements under the direction of Mount Moriah & Freeman Funeral Home, Kansas City, MO.


  • Visitation Monday, August 15, 2011
  • Funreal Service Monday, August 15, 2011

Mary Virginia Abbott

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August 16, 2011

Jenna was best friends with my Aunt Myra and she always felt like another aunt to me. I'm so sorry to hear of her passing, though it seemed to me that she lived her life fully -- I can hear her full, deep,raspy laugh still. All my best to her family in their sorrow. Susan Thoren (nee Miller)

August 13, 2011

I am so happy and blest to have had the opportunity of living next door to Mary for the past seven years. She was a wonderful lady and I admired her so much. She was so proud of her family and loved you all very much. I shall miss our moments together!

Andy Whiteman

August 13, 2011

I live across the street from Mary. She was a wonderful neighbor! She spared no expense in keeping a beautiful yard. I am sorry for your loss.

janice taylor

August 13, 2011

Mark, Jody, Erin and Gavin...I am so sorry to hear about Jenna's passing. I have many, many fond memories of her growing up. She was a wonderful mom and grandma to you all. My thoughts are with you now and always.
Love, Janice, Travis and Kyla Taylor

August 13, 2011

Jenna was my mother's best friend{Betty Post}, they worked, laughed together for years. Her family meant everything to her. Take comfort in knowing she has left beautiful memories. Jean Lewis Hawkins

Betty Nelson

August 13, 2011

We lived down the street from Mary in Raytown. She was a great and kind neighbor and always so nice to our children. She was also a very good mother to her two boys and very proud of their accomplishments. Our condolences to her family. Fred and Betty Nelson, Rick Nelson

American Heart Association

August 13, 2011

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.