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Mark Alan Abel

July 22, 1961 ~ September 8, 2019 (age 58)


Mark Alan Abel, 58, of Grafton passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his  loving family.  He was born July 22, 1961 in Grafton, is the  son of James Edward  and Connie McCracken Abel, Grafton, He is also survived by his wife  Donna Bolyard Abel, they were married October 22, 1982.

Mark graduated from Grafton High School, Class of 1979, he belonged to the Linn Chapel Church, and worked at Dyna- Tech Adhesives, he loved farming, hunting, his family, and his grandchildren were the highlight of his life.

He is survived by two daughters, April Ross and husband Jay, Samantha Summers and husband Joe both of Grafton, three grandchildren, Reagan Summers, Caroline Summers, Shelby Ross, three brothers, Rich Abel and wife Jane , Grafton, Charlie Abel and wife Tammy, NC., Ron Abel and wife Melissa, Grafton.

He was preceded in death by one sister, Kathy Abel, one brother, James Abel.

Friends will be received at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave. Grafton, on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM and on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 9:00AM until the funeral hour at 11:00AM  with Pastor Duane Keener officiating. Interment will follow at the Lawler Cemetery. Online condolences can be sent to the Abel family at

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September 11, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bartlett Funeral Home
202 McGraw Ave.
Grafton, WV 26354

Funeral Service
September 12, 2019

11:00 AM
Bartlett Funeral Home
202 McGraw Ave.
Grafton, WV 26354

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