The Times West Virginian

March 12, 2014

Tom Abel

Times West Virginian

— Tom Abel, 79, of Hawks Nest Road, Mannington, passed away at 9:50 p.m. Monday (March 10, 2014).

He was born in Taylor County on March 31, 1934, a son of the late William Henry and Ruth Fullen Abel.

Surviving are one sister, Effie Mae Able of Reidsville, and his special friends and caregivers, John and Mary Jo Green of Hawk’s Nest.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Bill Abel; and his longtime friend, Robert Cole.

He loved to color and watch TV, and enjoyed being outside.  He was loved by everyone who knew him.

Friends may call at Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St., Shinnston, from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday with Pastor Richard Wilson officiating. Interment will be in Drain Cemetery at Hawk’s Nest.

Condolences may be extended to the family at

Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Abel family.