George Owen Abney

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George Owen Abney, beloved husband, father, grandfather, father-in-law and brother-in-law passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 4 at the age of 79.

George was born in Nome, TX on July 18, 1932 and grew up in BurkevilleTX. He served in the Army during the Korean conflict. He worked in the Laboratory at DuPont Beaumont Works for 20 years; later retiring from the insurance business.

He was preceded in death by his parents Ray, Sr. and Nina Abney, brothers, Ray and Joseph Abney and sister, Lola Abelman. Surviving family includes; his wife of 46 years, Carolyn of Montgomery, TX; daughter, Dena of Houston, TX; son and daughter-in-law Stephen and Stacey of Lewisville, TX; grandchildren Lauren, Wade, Kalyn and Kennedye of Lewisville, TX; brother-in-law Jim Holbrook of Montgomery, TX; sister-in-law Linda Person of The Woodlands, TX; and several nieces and nephews.

George had many hobbies and interests that included water skiing, motorcycles, snow skiing, and most recently was an avid fan of Nascar with Jeff Gordon #24 being his favorite driver. George never met a stranger and enjoyed working with and helping people in any way he could. He was a 32nd degree Mason for more than 50 years. During that time he belonged to the Mid Jefferson County Shrine Club and a member of the Nem Loof Clowns. He was a past Master of Montgomery Lodge No. 25.

A memorial service will be held at 11am Saturday, July 21st to celebrate his life at Montgomery United Methodist Church, 22548 Hwy 105W, Montgomery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Montgomery United Methodist Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 1330, Montgomery TX 77356 or the . You are invited to leave memorial condolences at


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