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Lois (Gulley) Abner

February 10, 1936 — March 23, 2020

At the age of 84 years, Mrs. Lois Gulley Abner passed away Monday, March 23, 2020 at her residence in Saginaw, Michigan, surrounded by loved ones. She was born February 10, 1936 to Frank and Daisy (Clanhan) Gulley.

Lois worked and retired from Saginaw General Hospital. After retirement, she participated in Saginaw Public Schools Grandparents Program. She was a church mother and a prayer warrior. She was a faithful member of Made in His Image Ministries under the leadership of Pastor Herbert Morris, Jr. Previously, she was a member of Greater Prayer Tower under the leadership of Pastor Louis Bishop. There, she served as a district missionary. Without a doubt, Lois was a faithful and dedicated woman of God.

Lois had a smile that would light up a room. She had a heart of gold and enjoyed spending time with family, friends and loved ones. Her two passions were church and traveling. She has moved on to a better place, but we will truly miss her presence.

Lois was preceded in death by her husband, James Abner, Sr.; son, James Abner, Jr.; parents, Frank and Daisy Gulley; granddaughter, Contoyia Abner; great-granddaughter, Onastacia Abner; siblings, Ester Mixcon, Lee Helen Thirdgill, Carer Gulley, Irvin Gulley, Curtis Gully, Collin Gulley, O.D. Gully, Odell Gulley; grandparents, Jeffy and Levunea Clanahan; aunts, Reacie Dismuer, Ole Mae Perry, Burdan Cleahan, nephew, Dallas Murray.

She leaves precious memories with her grandchildren, James III (Christina) Abner, California, Demetre Wells, Dayton, Ohio, Kelly (Ronald) Norwood, West Memphis, Arkansas, Jarvana (Armon) Murphy, Gregory (Tiasha) Gross, James General, all of Saginaw, Michigan; great-grandchildren, Quantae, Jesenia, Brytoyia, Curley, Destiny, all of Saginaw, Michigan, Alexis, Sirking, James, Jamestina, Secceanna, all of California; sister, Gertrude Gulley Johnson; nieces, Helen Haynil, Ruby Joe Smith, Daisy Mae Ingram, Helen Ann Thirdgill, Leona McGee, Pat Cravel, Latonya Johnson; nephews, Clarence Gulley, Otis Wilson Gulley; cousins, Reacie Mae Haynie, Earleen Shepard; many other relatives and friends including special friends Mother Goldie Harris, Eva Morris, Georgia Turner, the Morris Family and Florida Gulley Family.

The family would like to express special thanks to the staff at Bavarian Comfort Care, A & D Hospice, Ivan E. Phillips and the Staff of Paradise Funeral Chapel.

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