Funeral services for Mrs. Antonia "Ann" Allen Abrian, 51, will be held on Tuesday, January 1, 2013, at 11 AM at the Everlasting Holiness Non-Denominational Church, 1300 South Jefferson Street, Dublin, Georgia.
Interment will be in the Dudley Memorial Cemetery.
Mrs. Antonia Allen Abrian was born on May 24, 1961 in Richmond County to Solomon and Ruenelle Williams.
Mrs. Abrian was a woman who exhibited life through her loving and caring. On December 26, 2012, God called Antonia home.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandmother, Annie Maude Wright, maternal grandfather, A. C. Hankins, paternal grandmother and grandfather, Mr. Tommie Lee and Mattie Williams, Aunt Elizabeth Wright, three brothers in-laws, Chester Robinson, Olin Bell, and Tommie Baums, three sisters in-laws, Marie Bell, Bettie Myricks, and Elois Holland.
Mrs. Abrian graduated from West Laurens High School in 1980. After graduation, she started working at Bassett Furniture, and Shamrock Nursing Home as a Nursing Assistant. She attended the Heart of Georgia where she received her diploma in Early Childhood Education.
After graduation, she was employed at Saxon Day and Loving Care until her health started to fail.
She was a member of SAC (Serving All Communities) for twelve years by providing activities for children, and trying to further the education of the youth in the community.
During this tenure, she met her love, Mr. Bennie Abrian, and they were joined in holy matrimony on January 14, 2005. She was a faithful member of Fleming Chapel AME, and later in life joined the Montford Grove Baptist Church.
She demonstrated her passion for singing while singing in the choir.
She is survived by her loving husband, Mr. Bennie Abrian of Dublin, two children, David Abrian of Boston, MA, Chiquita Smith of Dublin, nine grandchildren, one great grandchild, devoted and loving parents, Ruenelle and Solomon Williams, of Cadwell, two brothers, Retired SGM Reginald (Shirley)Allen, of Colombia, SC, Paul (Marilyn) Rozier of Dublin, one sister, Arlissa Whipple of East Dublin,, one sister-in-law Fannie Bell, five brothers-in-laws, Jimmy (Angel) Bell of Macon, John (Linda) Bell, Marvin (Lucille) Bell, Marshall (Eva Mae) Bell, all of Atlanta, Willie Earl (Willie Lee) Carr of Dublin, nine aunts, Nina Rozier, Elaine Corbett Lizzie Mae Walker, all of Rentz, Sharon(Jerry) Chapman, Cynthia (Jeffery) Jones, Angela Robinson, all of Dublin, Sandra (Alfonso) Crafton of Dexter, Annie Ruth (Celo) Coney of St. Petersburg, FL, a devoted aunt, Rose Mary Fullwood of Dublin, six uncles, Jerry Wright of Atlanta, Dempsey (Lisa) Wright Jr., Landred (Margie) Wright, all of Dublin, Donnie Wright, Andrew (Shirley) Wright, all of Rentz, Larry (Gwinette) Wright of Montrose, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives.
Visitation will be at the family residence, 510 South Church Street.
Services by Dudley Funeral Home of Dublin
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