2017-08-09 / Obituaries

Services held for Roy J. Ables

Funeral services for Roy J. Ables, 80, were held August 7 in Whitesburg. Burial was in Laurel Fork Cemetery at Payne Gap.

Born in Kona to the late Roy and Elizabeth Ables, he died August 3 at Brookhaven Nursing Home in Brookville, Oh.

Mr. Ables was the widower of Betty J. Ables, and was later married to Virginia Day Ables of Eaton, Oh., who survives him.

He was a brother of the late Anna Newsome, Emma Brown, Alene Houston, and Evelyn Venters, and the father-in-law of the late Nicolette Ables.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter, Rhonda Miller and husband Eric of Springboro, Oh.; two sons, Rick Ables of Dayton, Oh, and Rodney Ables of Germantown, Oh; two brothers, Jimmy Ables of Spring Valley, Oh., and Jack Ables and wife Marnell of Jamestown, Oh.; a sister, Norma Sparks of Xenia, Oh.; seven grandchildren, Nicholas, Katlyn, Emmett, Jacob, Jude, Olivia and Connor; and a great-granddaughter, Faith.

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