Gene McNutt Abel

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1 of 8 | Posted by: Anne Galbraith - Knoxville, TN

“My sincerest condolences to the family.May the God of all comfort grant you peace and strength during this most difficult time.PD-GA ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Mac and a Fannie were dear, dear friends of our parents, Jim and Virginia Hankins. Mac and Jim were college buddies and maintained their friendship...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Judi Davis - Athens, TN

“Heartfelt condolences are extended to your family at this difficult time. Seek the love and support God provides to help you cope during this time -...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Even in his final days that smile could light the darkest days...I believe it only took mere seconds to love him...Rest Easy Mr. Mack....Now your...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Shana Stagnolia - Knoxville, TN

“I am so sorry. He was a kind and gentle man. He cared for the libraries, its staff, and the students we served. I have such fond memories of this...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Bobbie Dillon Painter - Knoxville, TN

“I worked with Mr. Able at the Hoskins Library at U.T. He was such a wonderful man in every way, and he was loved by everyone who knew him there. ...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Christine Reynolds - Knoxville, TN

“My sympathy to the family: He was such a pleasure to know and I enjoyed his humor. Was in a class with him at the YMCA. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Fern Smith


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Gene was born on August 10, 1921 and passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017.

Gene was a resident of Concord, Tennessee at the time of passing.

He graduated from Old Knoxville High School and then from the University of Tennessee in 1943 with a BS in Agriculture.

Mr. Abel served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-1946.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Concord Presbyterian Church.

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