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Funeral services for James D. Abney, 611 South Street, who drowned in a boat accident February 24, will be held Wednesday morning, March 2, at 10 a.m. in the Erickson and Brown Funeral Chapel. Rev. Isaac Horton of the First Pentecostal Church will officiate and interment will be in the West Side District Cemetery. The late Mr. Abney was born August 10, 1928 in Wayne, Okla., and had been a resident of this area for the past 22 years. He had been employed by Standard Oil Company. He is survived by his widow, Euna, two sons, Jackie Allen and Randy Gerald, one daughter, Gloria Jean, all of Taft; his parents Mr. and Mrs. Nobie Abney of Coalinga; two brothers, Harold Lloyd Abney, Taft; Alfred Dale Abney, Coalinga and one sister, Betty Dixon, also of Taft.