Louise M. Abell


Louise M. Abell, age 68, Joplin, MO, passed away on Friday, April 26, 2019, at Freeman West Hospital.
Louise was born December 26, 1950, in Fort Riley, KS, to the late LeRoy Gourley and Dorothy Frans Gourley. She graduated from Galena High School, and attended the Joplin Beauty Academy. Louise also obtained her CMT Nurse's Aide Certificate, and worked for several nursing homes in the area for over 20 years. She enjoyed all the individuals she had the privilege to help over the years.
In addition to her parents, Louise was preceded in death by two brothers, Danny Gourley and Levy Gourley; and a nephew, Rodney Royer.
Survivors include three sons, Russell Abell and wife, Samatha, Randall Abell and wife, Mary, Samuel Abell and wife, Britney; a daughter, Dorothy Abell; siblings, John Gourley and wife, Virginia, Kenneth Gourley and wife, Diane, and Laura Crouch and daughter; six half-children; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Memorial services are planned for a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.
Published on May 5, 2019
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