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Barbara Ledah Abrams

May 23, 1938 - December 31, 2019


Barbara L. Abrams, age 81 of Gaines, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Monday, January 6, 2020 at Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Durand Chapel with Pastor Danny Bledsoe officiating. Family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. Burial will be held in Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly.

Barbara was born to Earl and Mary Williams on May 23, 1938 in Jennings, Michigan. She was married to Robert Abrams for 60 years.

Barbara attended the Durand Church of the Nazarene where she was a Sunday school teacher for over 30 years.

Mrs. Abrams is survived by her 3 daughters: Yolanda Kirtley, Lucinda Abrams, Melinda Abrams; sisters: Shirley Williams, Vivian Brancheau; brother, Norman (Rhea) Williams and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert, in 2015; her parents; son-in-law, Jan Kirtley; brother, Edwin Williams; brothers-in-law: Richard Abrams and Joel Abrams.

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