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Barbara White Abston

Monticello, AR, 1938 - 2019

Barbara White Abston, age 81, of Monticello, went to be with her Lord and Savior Monday, August 5, 2019, at Baptist Medical Center in Little Rock, Ark. She was born April 22, 1938, in Monticello, Ark. to the late George Barkley White and Bessie Bates White. She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Abston and a daughter, April A. Abston.
Survivors include her son, Alan Abston and wife Suzanna from Little Rock; three grandchildren, Clark, Anna and Claire Abston all of Little Rock; her first cousins, Carol Bledsoe (Bob), Don Freel, Nancy Lassiter (Dale), Eddie White and Mary Jayne White as well as many other family and friends. "Barbara added to the sum of human joy; and if everyone to whom she did a kind or loving deed was to bring a blossom to her grave, she would sleep tonight beneath a wilderness of flowers."
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, August 10, 2019 at First United Methodist Church in Monticello with burial to follow in Oakland Cemetery. Family visitation will be held one hour prior to service time at the church. Officiating will be Rev. Hammett Evans and Dr. Robert Bledsoe. Memorials may be given to the Monticello Senior Citizens Center or the First United Methodist Church. Online guestbook at

Published August 9, 2019

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