Donna Lynn Abel (60) of rural Neoga


Published on April 3 2014 11:19 am

Donna Lynn Abel, 60, of rural Neoga, Illinois passed away at 11:25 P. M. Tuesday, April  1, 2014, in the St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Illinois.
She was born September 8, 1953, in Mattoon, Illinois, the daughter of Don and Marilyn (Norris) Garlock. Donna married David Abel on March 15, 1975 in Mattoon, Illinois. She was a retired School bus driver for Neoga District # 3, she was also an operator for General Electric and was an Arts and Crafts Coordinator for Camp New Hope.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30am Saturday, April 5, in Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home in Neoga with Pastor Mark Ganner of Springfield.  Visitation will be held from 6 to 8pm Friday.  Burial will be in the Concord Cemetery near Neoga.
She leaves her husband, David Abel of rural Neoga, IL; two sons, Brian Abel of Charleston, IL and Todd Abel and wife Erin of Springfield, IL; two brothers, Mickey Garlock of Champaign, IL and Randy Garlock and wife Cindy of Mattoon, IL; one sister, Christine Kessler and husband Brad of Stewardson, IL; four grandchildren, Alexis, Gavin, Claire and Katelyn.
Donna was preceded in death by her parents.
Memorials may be made to S. I. U. Simmons Cancer Institute in care of Dr. Laurent Brard, 315 W. Carpenter St., Springfield, IL  62702.
on line condolences may be made at swengel-odell. com