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Onia Mae Abell, 89, Campbellsville, KY (1932-2022)

Onia Mae Abell of Campbellsville passed away on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at her home. She was 89 years old.

The funeral service will be held at 1pmET on Monday, June 6, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. Ronnie Dooley. Burial will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is requested from 11amET until 1pmET on Monday, June 6, 2022 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Onia Mae Abell, daughter of the late Huston Hoosier and Lottie Ellen Burress Hoosier, was born September 14, 1932 in Taylor County, Kentucky.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Elk Horn United Methodist Church. Onia retired from of Fruit of the Loom in Campbellsville after 30 years of service. She united in marriage to Johnnie Abell April 3, 1964 and he preceded her in death December 21, 2020. Onia brought joy and happiness to all her family and friends and was known to have a loving and generous heart.

Onia is survived by two daughters: Regena Russell and husband, Richard and Brenda Callahan of Campbellsville; one daughter-in-law, LaWanna Abell of Campbellsville; one step-son and one step-daughter: John Abell and wife, Renee of Columbia and Kathy Kingdollar of Tennessee; four grandchildren: Lisa Pyles and companion, Lance Alexander of Shelbyville; Benjamin Callahan, Amanda Kelley and husband, Josh and Willie Abell of Campbellsville; four great-grandchildren: Lacee Pyles and husband, Anthony, Ethan Kelley, Isaac Abell,and Maley Abell; several other grandchildren and great-grandchildren; one sister, Zelma Lotter of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Onia was also preceded in death by a step-son, Greg Abell; two sons-in-law, Michael Callahan and Billy Ellis; one great-grandchild, Grant Pyles and five brothers and four sisters: Wilma Karnes, Bradley Hoosier, Jack Hoosier, Coakley Hoosier, Willie Hoosier, Velma Bailey, Elmer Hoosier, Nellie Goode, and Hettie McDonald.

Expressions of sympathy requested to donations to Elkhorn United Methodist Church and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Onia Mae Abell, 89, Campbellsville, KY (1932-2022)

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