JEFFERSON - Edward "Ed" Abeling, 78, passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014.
Ed lived in Jefferson for 14 years. He loved yard work, his family and church family. He was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church in Flowery Branch for over 12 years, where he was a member of the Amazing Grace Sunday School Class. Ed was a Mr. Fix It and attended trade school for Printing in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mr. Abeling was preceded in death by a son, Eddie Michael Abeling.
Survivors include his wife, Edna Abeling; a son, Danny Abeling and wife Connie, North Carolina; daughter Brenda Crosby and husband Jackie, Kathleen, Theresa Hildreth, Jefferson; brother, John Abeling and wife Betty, Kentucky; sister, Carolyn Seimer and husband Ron, Kentucky; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Thursday, May 15, at Zion Hill Baptist Church in Flowery Branch. The Rev. Scott Wilson will be officiating. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, at the church. Interment will be held following services at Jackson Memorial Park Cemetery, in Commerce.
Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, Hoschton.