OBITUARY

Joe Wheeler Abney

November 11, 1917February 21, 2011

JOE WHEELER ABNEY 93, passed away on February 21, 2011 in Riverside, California. He was born in Cobb County, Georgia on November 11, 1917 to Narcissus Shipp Abney and William Talton Abney. He served in the army from 1937 through 1945. In 1946, he came to Riverside to work as a civilian employee at March Air Force Base building and maintaining runways. He married Sophiann Stagliano in 1947. After March Air Force Base, he was a member of the Operating Engineers Union. When he retired, he lived in Honolulu, Hawaii for ten years. He is survived by his wife, Sophiann; children, David and Carol; son-in-law, Jerry Hensel; grandsons, Mark and Peter; and Mark's wife, Lauren Glade Hensel. Services will be held on Thursday, March 10 at 11:00 A.M. at Acheson & Graham Mortuary with burial to follow at Riverside National Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of Acheson & Graham Garden of Prayer Mortuary (951) 688-1221 www.achesonandgraham.com

Services

  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 10, 2011
  • Visitation Thursday, March 10, 2011
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March 2, 2011

May the GOD who gives comfort , comfort you in your time of grief. Ms. B.S.

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March 2, 2011

God is near to those that are broken at heart … a refuge and strength, a help that is readily to be found during distresses (Psalms 46:1 & 34:18). May he grant you what you need to cope with the loss of your beloved mate.

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March 1, 2011

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

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