Abington on Shelby Co., TN query board
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Irene Henderson, daughter of William Lafayette Henderson (son of John Henderson and Irene Shelton) and Margaret Steele (daughter of John and Margaret Steele), was born 9 August 1870, Shelby Co., TN; Married A.T. Abington; She died as a result of carcinoma of the cervix on 14 September 1945 at the age of 75. At the time of her death, she was living at 1436 E. Molemore, Memphis, Shelby Co., TN. She is buried in Elmwood Cemetary, Memphis, TN.
Obituary for Irene Abington; Commercial Appeal. Sept. 15, 1945
Mrs. A.T. Abington
Active Church Worker Will Be Buried This Afternoon at Elmwood
Services for Mrs. Irene Henderson Abington, wife of A.T. Abington, will be held at 2:30 this afternoon at National Funeral Home, the Rev. Charles Stuart Hale officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood. She was 75.
Mrs. Abington died early yesterday at Baptist Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. W.L. Henderson of Woodstock. Her father was a physician in the Confederate Army and her mother was a nurse. Mrs. Abington was a member of the D.A.R. and Daughters of the Confederacy.
Before she became ill a year ago she was active in all phases of work at Grace St. Luke's Episcopal Church, where she taught a Sunday School class.
Educated at St. Mary's Episcopal School here and Peabody College in Nashville. Mrs. Abington spent much of her time visiting the sick and doing deeds of charity.