Tommie Arlene Abbott, age 83 of Lincoln, passed away early Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, at Bryan LGH East in Lincoln, NE.
She was born on Nov. 21, 1933 in Kansas City, Mo.; the daughter of Thomas and Lula Loretta (Hagar) Blankenship.  
She worked for many years as a CNA at the former Nebraska City Manor before moving to Lincoln in 1990.
After moving to Lincoln she worked at Madonna Rehabilitation.
Tommie is survived by her three children:  Eugene Abbott and wife Barbara of Lincoln; Carl Abbott and significant other Connie Larson of Nebraska City, and Mary Haith Harman and husband George of Lincoln; seven grandchildren:  William Abbott and fiancé Tabish, Jamie Abbott and significant other Paul Smith, Laci Meyer and significant other Dan Gordon, Stuart Abbott and wife Joni, Michele Lundy and husband Brian, Jennifer Peterson and husband Jeremy and Brian Haith and wife Angie; 18 great-grandchildren; other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters:  Loretta Helen Bassinger and Gussie Pearl Christ.
Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 2, at Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City with Fr. Michael McCabe officiating.  Burial will follow at Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City.
The family will greet friends from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday (10/1) at the mortuary.
Memorials may be directed to the family for future designation.
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Gude Mortuary in Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.