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Dean “Abe” Abraham, 61

Mar 30, 2009

Tupelo, Miss. — Dean “Abe” Abraham died March 18, 2009, of kidney cancer. Dean was born on April 29, 1947, to Everett and Frances Mensing Abraham at their farm outside of Blue Earth.

Services were held March 21, 2009, at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland-Harris Funeral Directors. Dr. Bryan Collier officiated. Private burial was in Lee Memorial Park. A reception followed at the Women First Resource Center in Tupelo. Holland-Harris Funeral Directors, Tupelo Chapel, was in charge of all arrangements.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Sherry Jones Abraham, three daughters, Shannon (Tim) Overton, Tamee (Mike) Amicone, all of Tupelo, and Heather (Jason) Roberts of Arlington, Tenn. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Hazel Jones of Tupelo, brother and sister-in-law, John (Deana) Bigley of Sugar Camp, Wis.

Donations may be made to Women First Resource Center, 215 N. Gloster St., Suite D, Tupelo, MS 38804, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 38105, and National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016.