Roda "May" Abel 1934 - 2010 Lawrence
Funeral services for Roda “May” Abel, 76, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mrs. Abel died Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010, at her son’s home in Baldwin City.
She was born July 20, 1934, in Shannon County, Mo., the daughter of Charles L. and Telsia Ivy Callahan Roberts.
Mrs. Abel was a homemaker.
She was a member of the River City CB Club, and Oohs and Aahs Camping Club, both of Lawrence.
Mrs. Abel married Robert Lloyd Abel on May 31, 1951, in Salem, Ark. He preceded her in death on June 14, 1997.
Survivors include a son, Mark Abel and wife Veronica, Baldwin City; a brother, Charles Roberts, Oskaloosa; a sister, Eula Reynolds, Lawrence; four grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home, where the family will meet them from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The family suggests memorials to Odyssey Hospice of Lenexa, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory, P.O. Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.