Places

  • Abilene is also known as: Taylor County / Abilene city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Chris Bell (politician), Melony G. Griffith (politician), Billy Gillispie (basketball coach and coach), Cris Judd (actor and choreographer), Mark Finn (writer and cartoonist), Lee Roy Parnell (singer and singer-songwriter), and John Lackey (baseball player).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Abilene Reporter-News.

History

Abilene is located off Interstate 20, between exits 279 on its western edge and 292 on the east. Abilene is 150 miles (240 km) west of Fort Worth, Texas. The city is looped by I-20 to the north, US 83/84 on the west, and Loop 322 to the east. A railroad divides the city down the center into north and south. The historic downtown area is on the north side of the railroad. The fastest-growing sections of the city are growing to the southwest, along Southwest Drive, the Winters Freeway, and the Buffalo Gap Road corridor; the southeast, along Loop 322, Oldham Lane, Industrial Drive, and Maple Street; and in the northeast near the intersection of SH 351 and I-20. Many developments have begun in these three areas within the last few years. There are three lakes in the city, Lytle Lake on the western edge of Abilene Regional...

The official website for the city of Abilene is http://www.abilenetx.com/.

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Abilene Obituaries

It was reported by Graham Leader on May 3rd, 2016 that Caroll Keith Craig passed away in Abilene, Texas.  Craig was 63 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Caroll Keith's life.

It was revealed by Topeka Capital-Journal on March 31st, 2016 that Frances J Rappard (Scott) passed away in Lawrence, Kansas.  Ms. Rappard was 67 years old and was born in Abilene, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Frances J's life.

It was written on March 6th, 2016 that Henry Harold Jr Dr "Butch" Hendrix perished in Abilene, Texas.  Hendrix was 56 years old and was born in Topeka, KS.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Henry Harold Jr Dr "Butch"'s life.

It was written by New Bern Sun Journal on February 27th, 2016 that Margaret Hughes Randolph passed on in Birmingham, Alabama.  Randolph was 92 years old and was born in Abilene, TX.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Margaret Hughes's life.

It was disclosed by The Daily Herald on February 6th, 2016 that Bess L Leary passed on in Mundelein, Illinois.  Leary was 94 years old and was born in Abilene, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Bess L's life.

It was revealed by Orange County Register on January 12th, 2016 that Annyce "Pat" Ralls (Patterson) died in Mission Viejo, California.  Ms. Ralls was 91 years old and was born in Abilene, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Annyce "Pat"'s life.

It was written on December 8th, 2015 that Jerald Winston Scorse died in Merriam, Kansas.  Scorse was 72 years old and was born in Abilene, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Jerald Winston's life.

It was revealed by Grand Island Independent on December 3rd, 2015 that Cherie miss Wood died in Omaha, Nebraska.  Wood was 58 years old and was born in Abilene, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Cherie miss's life.

It was revealed on August 11th, 2015 that Claude Sr Lewis perished in Vallejo, California.  Lewis was 84 years old and was born in Abilene, TX.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Claude Sr's life.

It was revealed by The Herald on July 12th, 2015 that Chrostopher Isaiah Eaves passed on in Everett, Washington.  Eaves was 32 years old and was born in Abilene, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Chrostopher Isaiah's life.

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Abilene, TX 79604

Abilene Cemetery News

Giants infielder Huff lived briefly in Abilene
San Francisco Giants first baseman Aubrey Huff lived briefly in Abilene before his family moved after his ... His father in buried in Tuscola Cemetery, according to Reporter-News files. Fonda Huff moved east with Aubrey and his sister, Angela.
http://www.reporternews.com/news/2010/oct/27/giants-huff-lived-briefly-in-abilene/

Death notices, 11/06
86, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, in a local care center. Graveside service is at 11 a.m. Monday in Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene. Visitation is from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday at McCoy Funeral Home. Memorial service is at 3 p.m. Monday in the ...
http://www.gosanangelo.com/news/2010/nov/05/death-notices-1106/

Woman remembered for her energy, charm
Betty Nameth was born and raised in Abilene, Texas, but moved around the country with her husband ... A graveside service will be held at 12:30 p.m. today at Biloxi National Cemetery.
http://www.sunherald.com/2010/11/04/2613437/woman-remembered-for-her-energy.html

Dorothy Davidson, guest: The dedicated work of the JPAC
American flags lined the road into the cemetery. A precise Air Force Color Guard ... On May 25, 2009, The Pampa, Texas, Freedom Museum USA acquired an F-4E Phantom II jet much like the one Jim flew. This small town cared enough to acquire the airplane in ...
http://www.reporternews.com/news/2010/nov/06/the-dedicated-work-of-the-jpac/

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City of Abilene, Texas Municipal Cemetery
Click here to view a map of the cemetery. City of Abilene Cemetery. 1133 Cottonwood (325) 676-6094 ... City of Abilene. 555 Walnut. PO Box 60. Abilene, TX 79604 (325) 676-6200 ...
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City of Abilene, Texas Municipal Cemetery
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