Martha ‘Sue’ P. Abrams

Martha “Sue” Puryear Abrams

KILMARNOCK—Martha “Sue” Puryear Abrams, 93, of Kilmarnock passed away on May 31, 2017. She was born in White Station, Tenn., the daughter of the late Robert and Allie Puryear.

She is survived by her children, Larry Abrams (B. A. Johnston), Kenneth Abrams Jr. (Paula) and Jean Eder (Larry White ); son-in-law, Frank Falkowski; five grandchildren, Leaf Steier, Tabbel Abrams, Martha Leigh Abrams (Tyler Adint), Carolynn Stiffler (Adam) and David Eder; two great-grandchildren, Matthew Stiffler and Adrianna Stiffler; sister, May Puryear Ferguson; sister-in-law, Lucinda Abrams; brother-in-law, Richard Abrams; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth R. Abrams Sr.; and her daughter, Linda Falkowski.

Sue lived in Glen Head, N.Y., from 1961 to 1985 where she was a very active member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.

She also was very involved in the USO during the war and that’s where she met her husband in Memphis, Tenn. Upon moving to Kilmarnock, Sue was a longtime volunteer for Rappahannock General Hospital, an active member of the Women’s Club of White Stone, a longtime member of Bluff Point United Methodist Church and a member of Living Water Lutheran Church.

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 25, at Living Water Lutheran Church. Interment will take place at The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Memorial contributions may be made to RGH Volunteer Auxiliary, P. O. Box 1449, Kilmarnock, VA 22482; Hospice of Virginia, 1328 Tappahannock Boulevard, Tappahannock, VA 22560; or the USO, P. O. Box 96860, Washington, DC 20077-7677.

Currie Funeral Home, LLC, of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.