June 7, 1931 ~ April 7, 2015

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC,
Resided in: Fairview, NC

John William McAbee, 83, of Fairview, departed this life on April 7th, 2015, after an extended illness. Born June 7, 1931 in Buncombe Co., he was a son of the late Frank and Mollie Bailey McAbee. Mr. McAbee is survived by his wife, Helen Owenby McAbee; one daughter, Reba Dockery and husband Tommy; six grandchildren; and one sister, Flora Wright. No services are planned. Memorials may be made to the Fairview Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 244, Fairview, NC 28730. Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave. is assisting the family.

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  1. I am truly sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. May you find comfort in Gods promise to soon ‘swallow up death forever’ and to ‘wipe away the tears from all our faces’ (Isaiah 25:8)


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