Martha “Sissy” Abel


TISHOMINGO, MS – Martha Lorraine “Sissy” Abel, 56, died Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at her residence. She was born in Oxford, MS and was a homemaker. She attended Walker Baptist Church.

Services will be Friday, July 5, 2 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel, Belmont, MS with Bro. Andy Barnett officiating. Burial will be in Tishomingo City Cemetery, Tishomingo, MS. Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, MS will be in charge of arrangements.

Survivors are her husband of thirty-eight years – Johnny Abel, Tishomingo, MS; five children – Jamie Abel (Reagan), Keith Abel (Khristan), Jeremy Abel, Johnny Abel (Shandale) and Kane Abel; ten grandchildren – Zach, Zane, Zander, Keeton, Tucker, Bryson, Ruger, Sailor, Maddux and Glavine; three brothers – Buddy Shoffner (Angie), Ricky Shoffner (Ranona) and Richard Shoffner and one sister – Donna Clark.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Edward and Martha Louise Odum Shoffner and a brother, James Thomas Shoffner.

Pallbearers will be Ricky Shoffner, Buddy Shoffner, Bryson Abel, Zach Abel, Scott Appearson and Dusty Goforth.

Visitation will be Thursday, July 4, 3-6 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home, Belmont, MS.