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Claudie Darrell Allen Abbott, age 65

Claudie Darrell Allen Abbott, 65, of Ward passed away on December 17, 2019.  He was born in Paragould, Arkansas to the late Claudie Eugene Abbott and Deloris Morrow Abbott.

Allen was the first of nine children. He grew up a mechanics son who later became a mechanic himself and passed that knowledge onto his children. He proudly served in the United States Army.  He was a loving father, grandfather and friend who loved and would always lend a helping hand to those in need.  Allen was a collector and found worth in everything that he touched. 

He was preceded in death by his daughter Jennifer Abbott and brother Jimmy Abbott.

Allen leaves behind cherishing his memories his girlfriend, of 23 years, Brenda Burk; his children Allen Abbott (Melissa),  Tony Abbott (Charlie), and Matt Abbott (Laura); his step-children Brian Burk (Amy), Krisdee McDole (Ronnie), and Keith Burk; his grandchildren Anna, Jennifer, Khloee, Trinity, Kayleigh, Hayden, Ronnie, Kayla (Sugar Plum), Ryan (Boy Baby) and Lilly (Curly Locks); his great-granddaughter Bexley; his siblings Larry Abbott (Linda), Cheryl Fugatt (Ricky), Johnny Abbott (Sherry), Gary Abbott (Leasha), Jerry Abbott (Tammy), Laura Lingo (Bubby), Luann Stricklin (Jody) and Pam Abbott; his children’s mother Linda Abbott-Bryant and many friends, nieces, nephews and extended family.

Visitation will be Saturday, December 21, 2019 from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas.  Funeral service will be on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 3:00 P.M.


  • Jimmy Williams Posted December 19, 2019 5:15 AM

    God’s speed buddy we will see you on the other side of that river when our work here is done

  • Geraldine Morrow Posted December 19, 2019 6:08 AM

    Such a sad time for all his family and Friends

  • Lila Langley Posted December 19, 2019 3:45 PM

    I’m sorry for your loss.Allen was a good man.He will be missed .

  • Shona Adams Posted December 19, 2019 7:21 PM

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you all.

  • Marie. Givens Posted December 20, 2019 11:19 PM

    ALLEN was always there for me and my vehicles …. large laugh and very fun to go fishing with even in the storms…
    With Jenifer
    And son

  • Johnna Daniel Posted December 22, 2019 3:00 PM

    He will be missed by our family as he was an extension.I am grateful for the friendship and good times shared since early days.My prayers go out to his extended family and freinds

  • Gin Taylor Posted December 24, 2019 6:55 PM

    So sorry I didn’t know , a very good man. Was thinking about him this morning

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