Lorene  Abbott


Lorene Elvada Harrison Abbott, age 87, of Science Hill, KY., passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Hospice of Lake Cumberland Jean Waddle Care Center.
Lorene was born on March 21, 1932 in Beech Grove, KY, to the late Lester and Argola Anderson Harrison. She was a retired cook and worked at the Cherokee Restaurant and also in some nursing homes. She loved spending time with her family and friends and enjoyed talking on the phone, gardening, and canning food. Lorene raised two families, her six children and also her deceased sister's four children.
She is survived by one son, Jerry Abbott of Science Hill; five daughters, Rachel Keith of Monticello; Marlene (Dean) Rose of Monticello; Connie Foster of Somerset; Nova Lee Calhoun of Somerset; and Doris Foster of Somerset; two brothers, William Boyd Harrison of Somerset and James Kenny Harrison of Lexington; a half- brother, Homer Wheeler of Eubank; eighteen grandchildren, thirty seven great-grandchildren, and eighteen great-great grandchildren.

Lorene was preceded in death by her husband, Edward "Bud" Garner Abbott of whom she married on November 8, 1947 in Pulaski County; her parents, Lester and Argola Harrison, two sons, Emory Abbott and Daniel Abbott, a daughter, Deloris Abbott, a foster son, Russell Waters, two brothers, Patrick Denney Harrison and John McKinley Harrison, and four sisters, Dorthy Lesteen Waters, Lorestia Juanita Watson, Magola Lucille Wolsey, and Deloris Morgan.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2019 after 5:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
Her funeral service will be held on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 11:00am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Howard Godby officiating. Burial will be at Beech Grove Cemetery.
The family requests that expressions of sympathy be made to the Beech Grove Cemetery.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website: www.LakeCumberlandFuneralService.com.
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Lorene Abbott.
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Published on September 11, 2019
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