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 noted 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 sympathy and honor Claude Sr's life.

It was disclosed by The News Tribune on May 24th, 2015 that Grace Morley perished in South Hill, Washington.  Morley was 81 years old and was born in Abilene, TX.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Grace's life.

It was disclosed by The Herald on April 21st, 2015 that Rex Alfred Rumpff passed away in Everett, Washington.  Rumpff was 59 years old and was born in Abilene, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Rex Alfred's life.

It was noted on March 23rd, 2015 that Eugene "Top" Harrison passed away in Abilene, Texas.  Harrison was 81 years old and was born in Manhattan, NY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Eugene "Top"'s life.

It was noted by Graham Leader on March 9th, 2015 that Scotty Don Webb passed away in Abilene, Texas.  Webb was 65 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Scotty Don's life.

It was disclosed on January 27th, 2015 that Wilson Ernest Cantrell passed away in Abilene, Texas.  Cantrell was 72 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Wilson Ernest's life.

It was revealed on December 23rd, 2014 that Park Dwayne Wheat passed away in Abilene, Texas.  Wheat was 71 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Park Dwayne's life.

It was written by Topeka Capital-Journal on December 23rd, 2014 that Carlyn S Blevins (Wells) passed on in Topeka, Kansas.  Ms. Blevins was 72 years old and was born in Abilene, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Carlyn S's life.

It was revealed by Topeka Capital-Journal on December 23rd, 2014 that Carlyn S Blevins (Wells) perished in Topeka, Kansas.  Ms. Blevins was 72 years old and was born in Abilene, TX.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Carlyn S's life.

It was written by Graham Leader on December 5th, 2014 that Joe E Webb passed away in Abilene, Texas.  Webb was 77 years old and was born in Leach, OK.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Joe E's life.

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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
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City of Abilene, Texas Municipal Cemetery
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