Dolores "Penny" Abbitt
- May 3, 1933 - July 18, 2012
- Indianapolis, Indiana
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“As school starts today, memories of Ms. Penny welcoming all the children back brings a smile to my face. I always knew that she would be there for...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Jodi Beebe
“When my daughter, Lucy, was a first grader, she came home and told me about the “older girl” who was so nice and they always said, “Hi Friend...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: The Clark Family - Zionsville, IN
“Penny will be missed by her Union Elementary family.
3 of 14 | Posted by: Lynn OBrien - Zionsville, IN
“I'm grateful that Ms. Penny worked at Union Elementary. She always made me feel great when I saw her at lunch. I will miss you!
4 of 14 | Posted by: Michael Dennemann
“I will always have such fond memories of Miss Penny! She watched my kids & so many others pass through Union Elementary over the years. I enjoyed...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Diana Kasprowski - zionsville, IN
“I remember every day at lunch she said thank you and smiled at me which brighten my day.
6 of 14 | Posted by: Reid Rice, Union Elem. Alum - IN
“Penny was a giver and she loved the Union students. She would slip money out of her own pocket to pay for a student's lunch. While going through...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Jenny Bivans - Zionsville, IN
“I am sorry for your loss and also sorry that I won't be able to attend the services as I am out of town until the 28th of July.
Again, my...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Rick Jones - Kirklin, IN
“Ms. Penny was the nicest lady in the lunchroom! I will miss her.
9 of 14 | Posted by: Carter Sugar - Zionsville, IN
“I was so sad to read about Mrs. Abbitt's passing. She was always so kind to the children and families at Union. I had different chances to work...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Cheryl Kussow - Zionsville, IN
“You were always so sweet to the kids at union elementary! You always made over my son Cristian. You will be missed greatly! Your family is in our...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Myra Legoas - Zionsvill, IN
“Penny was a joy to work with and I was just getting to know her at Union Elementary Cafeteria. Don't be spend a lot of time being sad that she is...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Deb Holbrook - Zionsville, IN
“Your beautiful smile and positive energy will always be with us. You were such a wonderfully warm human being, always teaching our young ones caring...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Teresa - Zionsville, IN
“Dear Abbitt Family,
There are few things more difficult than dealing with the loss of a loved one. We, along with our staff, are honored and...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center
Dolores "Penny" Abbitt 79, Zionsville, went to her Lord July 18, 2012. Penny was born in Loysburg, PA on May 3, 1933, to the late Jennie and Lawrence James Pennel.
She was a long time member of Mounts Runn Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for 53 years, and was involved in various children's ministries of the church. She was also active in personal evangelism. She was employed by the Eagle Union Elementary School of Boone County for 34 years.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband Chester Marion in 1989. She is survived by her sons, Robert Wayne and David Alan (Sabine) Abbitt; daughter, Theresa Jolan Abbitt; grandson, Tyler Abbitt; one sister and three brothers.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday July 22, 2012 at Mounts Runn Baptist Church 250 S County Road 775 E. Zionsville, IN 46077 with funeral service beginning at 3 p.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Mounts Runn Missions Fund, C/O the church.
You are invited to go to the Guest Book page to pass along your personal message or tell a story.
-Your friends at Flanner and Buchanan