Barbara L. Abbott

Barbara L. Abbott, 86, of 928 West Washington Street, Bradford, passed away Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at The Pavilion @ BRMC. 

Barbara was born in Corydon, on May 8, 1935. She attended school in Corydon and was a 1953 graduate of Bradford High School.

On May 3, 1958 in Bradford, she married Richard Abbott, who died March 27, 2003. 

Barb formerly worked at Bradford National Bank, and retired from Eliason Insurance Agency. 

She served on the Board of Elections for Corydon Township and worked the polls at election time for many years. She enjoyed reading, crocheting, and caring for her cats. 

Surviving is one son, Jay P. Abbott, of Bradford, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Barb was preceded in death by her father, Paul Neely, her grandparents who raised her, Willis and Maude Neely, one grandson, Jacob Richard Neely, and one sister Joyce Neely.

Services are private and at the convenience of family. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

Memorial contributions if desired may be made to the National Association for the Blind. 

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