Gene E. Abbott

Feb. 17, 2013 @ 12:45 AM


Gene E. Abbott, 75, of Sevierville passed away Friday Feb. 15, 2013.  He was a member of McMahan Baptist Church, and worked for Denton Oil Company for over 20 years.

Gene was preceded in death by his parents Frank and Mary Abbott; brothers, Carroll and Winfred Abbott; sister, Ella Faye Williams; and grandson, Jason Abbott

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Lillie Mathes Abbott; son, Harold Abbott and wife Golda; daughters, Virginia Greenlee and husband Stacy, and Reginia Ogle; grandchildren, Samuel, Joshua, and Anthony Cunningham; Justin and Tylor Abbott,  Jessica and Jonathan Ogle; great-grandchildren, Breonna, Skyler, Yamya, and Joshua Paul Cunningham; Hailey, Van and Timothy Cunningham; Reece and Mya Abbott; Christian and Colton Abbott; brothers, James Abbott, George Abbott and wife Betty; brother-in-law, Worley Mathes and wife Virginia (Pinky); sister, Wanda Abbott; many nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews, along with many friends.

Funeral service is set for 7 p.m. Monday in the Chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Williams and Rev. Ricky Ogle officiating.  Interment 11 a.m. Tuesday in Walnut Grove Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Monday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.