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Tommy F. Abraham, Sr., 87, a retired salesman for Clarksdale Motors, died February 18, 2014 at Community Hospice in Verona, MS. Visitation was Thursday, February 20, 2014, 9:00-10:45 A.M. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale, MS. Funeral services followed at 11:00 A.M. with burial in the Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS handled the arrangements.
Mr. Abraham attended St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale.
Survivors include: daughters; Susan Abraham Sandlin of Oxford, MS; Cathy Abraham Mitchell of Southaven, MS; Angela Abraham of New Orleans, LA. Sons; Joseph Abraham of Memphis, TN; Johnny Abraham of Oxford, MS; Jimmy Abraham of Starkville, MS; Nicky Abraham of Baton Rouge, LA; Tommy Abraham, Jr. of Sugar Land, TX. Brother; Jerry Abraham of Birmingham, AL. He also leaves behind 11 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his wife, Sue Eakin Abraham, and his parents, Rashida and William Abraham.
Memorials may be sent to Tommy and Sue Abraham Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that provides scholarships to promising young musicians with limited resources. Memorial donations may be mailed to the Foundation at 8556 Jefferson Highway, Suite B, Baton Rouge, LA. 70809.