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Tonya Rose Abbott of Monticello

Tonya Rose Abbott, 69, of Monticello, passed away at 9:15 p.m., November 12, 2013 at Carle Hospital, Urbana, surrounded by her family.

Tonya was born on September 21, 1944 in Effingham, the daughter of Paul and Ruby (Walker) Ring. She married Thomas Avery Abbott on June 16, 1962 in Farmer City, IL. He passed away March 8, 1997.

Survivors include her children; Tammy (Eric) Mori, Troy (Monica) Abbott, and Tina (Mark) Brandon all of Monticello, 8 grandchildren; Brittany Oakley, Brennan Oakley, Peyton Brandon, Kirbi Eckerty, Braxton Abbott, Austin Eckerty, Makayla Abbott, Cole Pratt, and a sister; Leta Roberson of Hamilton, OH. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Tonya helped her husband farm and worked in publishing. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church of Monticello. Tonya enjoyed reading and spending time with her family.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, November 18, 2013 at the Mackey-Wright Funeral Home with Pastor Randy Dempsay officiating. Visitation will be held from 4:00-6:00 p.m., Sunday, November 17, 2013 at the Mackey-Wright Funeral Home. Interment will be in Monticello Township Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church of Monticello.