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Alta Rudell Abston, 82, of Glasgow died Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the T.J. Samson Community Hospital.
Born in Monroe County, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Melvin and Abbie Maude Goad Sheffield. Mrs. Abston was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include her husband, William A. Abston, of Glasgow; two daughters, Janice Poynter (Raymond) and Wanda Pursley (Harold), both of Haywood; a son, Danny Abston (Shelli), of Railton; five grandchildren: Quentin Pursley (Lindsey), Stuart Pursley (Dilyana Nicolova), Joshua Abston, Kelli Jenkins (Kevin) and Dyllan Abston; and two great-grandchildren, Aiden Abston and Sebastion Phillips.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Genelle Smith; two brothers, Cordell and Billy Sheffield; and a grandson, Justin Abston.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 8, 2018 at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Shiloh Cemetery. Visitation will be after 4 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shiloh Cemetery Fund, c/o Lowell Renick, 10885 Old Bowling Green Road, Smiths Grove, KY 42171.
Published on March 5, 2018
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