MINNIE LOUISE ABBOTT GRAVEL, 79
LAKELAND - Minnie Louise Abbott Gravel, 79, of Lakeland passed away Thursday, September 8, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center due to sepsis.
She was born on June 23, 1932, in Bowling Green, Florida to Alton and Mildred Abbott. She was married to Paul Joseph Gravel for 42 years.
She served as a nurse in the U.S. Air Force and was assistant director of nursing at Polk General Hospital and director of nursing at the Rohr Home in Bartow and retired from her nursing career in 1996.
Her husband and her parents preceded her in death. She is survived by her sons, John Gravel of Lakeland and Michael Gravel and his wife Robynn of Madison, Alabama; her brothers, Kenneth Abbott of Wesley Chapel and Carroll Abbott of Lake City; and her grandchildren, Rachael, Katie, and Andrew.
Visitation will be held on Monday, September 12, 2011 from 10:00 to 11:00 am at Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home, Northside Chapel. Funeral services following at 11:00 am in the funeral home chapel. Burial will take place at Oak Hill Burial Park.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a favorite charity.
Arrangements by Gentry-Morrison Funeral Home, Northside Chapel.