Rreva Abbott

Rreva Abbott

Reva Lea Abbott, age 91, of Monticello, passed away on January 5, 2014, at the Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

Mrs, Abbott was the finance director for the City of Monticello for 28 years beginning in February of 1969 under Mayor Henry Lee Ross before retiring in September of 1997. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and WMU.

She was born on September 10, 1922 in Deer Creek, Okla. and was the daughter of the late Archie Almack and Emily Thompson Almack.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Niles R. Abbott; two brothers, Jake and Bill Almack; a sister, Rita Worthington; and a grandson, Drew Michael Abbott.

Survivors include two sons, Tommy L. Abbott and wife Patricia of Monticello and Gary D. Abbott of Norman, Okla.; a sister, Norma Steely of Blackwell, Okla.; four grandsons, one great-grandson and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello on January 7 at 4 p.m. Visitation will be January 6 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Oakland Cemetery.