Mary Alice Abbott
May 20, 1938 ‒ December 30, 2017
Mary Alice Abbott, age 79 of Delaware was called home to be with her Lord Saturday, December 30, 2017.
She was born on May 20, 1938 in Newark to the late Lloyd and Martha (Griffith) Claggett. A graduate of Newark High School in 1956, she was a lifelong homemaker and Delaware area resident.
A devoted and faithful member of High Point Nazarene Church, she sang in the church choir and loved spending time with her church friends. Mary loved living in the country and was an avid sports fan, especially of the Cleveland Teams: Indians, Cavaliers, and Browns.
She was a wonderful baker and known for her giving spirit. For many years she baked every Friday for the Delaware Post of the Ohio State Patrol. Mary was a collector of many things, especially Beanie Babies and dishes. She enjoyed spending time with her family, children, and her treasured grandchildren.
Mary is survived by her beloved children: Greggory Styers of Delaware, Lorri Styers of Columbus, Tammera Kelley of Gambier, Rebecca Martin of Columbus, Todd (Sheila) Styers of Delaware, 13 grandchildren: Maria (Jason) Sites, Landon (Khadija) Adams, Timothy (Kelley) Adams Jr., Sonya and Tiera Adams, Megan (Ryan) Treptow, Matthew, Markus Kelley, Lindsey, Justin Kaufman, Kurtis Styers, Kayla (Jared) Robinson, 10 great-grandchildren: Averi, Preston, Anne, Alice, Syona, Mayha, Madison, Alex, Tyler, twin sister Martha (Robert) Romine, sister-in-law Bonnie Claggett, a host of nieces, nephews, and friends
She was also preceded in death by her husband Clarence “Bud” Abbott in 1998, great-grandson Jaxon, sister Ellen Claggett, and brothers Paul (Linda) and Lewis Claggett.
Friends may call 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Dr., Delaware, Ohio 43015, where services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday with her grandson, Minister Landon J. Adams officiating. Burial will follow in Green Mound Cemetery.
The family would like to thank the staff of Southern Care Hospice and the Grand of Dublin.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com