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Tom Ables

Born April 6, 1930, in Bogota, he was the son of the late Tom Ables and the late Jim Reeves Ables. He was a retired employee of Dyersburg Fabrics.
Funeral services for Mr. Ables were set for 12:30 p.m. today in the Chapel of Johnson-Williams Funer-al Home in Newbern. Officiating this service was the Rev. Clayton Mahan. Interment followed in Dyer County Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers were to be Coty Fussell, Trae Cummings, Josh Kolwyck, Timmy Ables, Stacey Pruitt and Tommy Ables.
He is survived by his son, Timmy (Tammy) Ables of Troy; three daughters, Robin Nadine Cummings of Newbern, Tammey (Barry) Gaba of Bogota and Tonya (Grant) Martin of Kenton; his brother, Billy Mack Ables of Newbern; his  sister, Peggy Cantrell of Chicago; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 45 years. Genelle (Thedford) Ables.
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