Byron S. Abney

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Bryon S. Abney, 48, of Rector, Ark., passed away July 11, 2013.

He was born on May 19, 1965, in Marion, Ohio, and is the son of Shirley Ellis Howard.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his brother, Gene Howard of Paris, Texas; four aunts, Vercie Roberts and husband Clyde of St. Mary's Ohio, Virgie Riggs of St. Mary's Ohio, Louise Ellis of Piggott, Ark. and Lucy Ellis of Rector, Ark. and many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Marston Carpenter and Louie Cordell officiating. Burial was in Harvey's Chapel Cemetery near Marmaduke, Ark. Pallbearers were Allen Underwood, Jim Wayne Householder, Tristen Householder, Lanny Roberts, Denny Anderson and Stan Chisolm. Honorary pallbearers were Anthony Stanley, Scott Mann and Chris Franks. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott, Ark., was in charge of the arrangements. Visitation was held Sunday evening at the funeral home.