Ellen Elizabeth Abbott, 65, of Dyersburg, Tennessee, formerly of Columbia, Missouri, died on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at her residence in Dyersburg,Tennessee.
Born Sunday, October 11, 1953, in Columbia, Missouri. She was the daughter of the late L. T. Shettlesworth and the late Anna Woods. She was a retired Office Administrator for the University of Missouri College of Veterinarian Medicine. Her love for animals was evident in everything that she did.
A celebration of life service for Mrs. Abbott will be held at a later date.
She is survived by two daughters, Lisa Craig of Burleson, Texas and Kiran Malone (Dan) of Leesburg, Virginia; one son, Ravi Patel (Sara) of Columbia, Missouri; three sisters, Ann Sprouse (Granville) of Columbia, Missouri, Nona Fenton of Newbern, Tennessee, Cheryl Holman (Dale) of Columbia, Missouri; one brother, Jimmy Shettlesworth (Susan) of Columbia, Missouri and six grandchildren, Ainsleigh, Nicholas, Harper, Lauren, Kate and Kyle.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Abbott and one brother, John Shettlesworth.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Dyer County Humane Society, 1120 East Court Street, Dyersburg, Tennessee 38024.
Online condolences may be made to the family at johnsonwilliamsfuneralhome.com. Johnson-Williams Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Ellen Elizabeth Abbott.