Bettyann Abel, 76, Birdseye

Bettyann AbellBettyann Abell, 76, of Birdseye, died Tuesday (November 19) at the Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper.            She was born May 13, 1937, in Dubois County, to Oscar Marion and Erma Bell (Baker) Atkins.

Bettyann was a homemaker. She enjoyed sewing, crocheting, knitting and perusing cook books. She was a graduate of Birdseye High School and a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Jasper.

She is survived by one sister, Marian Louise Angerer, Jasper; and four nephews, Jerry Angerer, Jasper, Joe Nicholson, Cannelburg, Donnie Nicholson, Portersville, and Keith Nicholson, Alfordsville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice Lee “Huck” Abell, who died June 29, 2004, and one sister, Rosa A. Nicholson.

Funeral services at 2 p.m. (EST) Saturday at the Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial following in Birdseye Cemetery in Birdseye.         Friends may call from 4-8 p-m Friday at the Nass and Son Funeral Home. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared online at

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