James Gerald Abell, age 79 of Manvel, Texas passed away Friday, December 9, 2016 at his residence. James was born September 12, 1937 in Richland, Georgia and was a resident of Manvel for the last 16 years. He proudly served in the United States Army from February 1962 to February 1964 and in the Texas National Guard, was a 32 Degree Scottish Rite Mason, and a member of the Biker Church in Manvel. James is preceded in death by his parents, Clayton S. and Evelyn Paulk Abell.
James is survived by his loving wife, Mary Margaret Sullivan Abell; sons, Charles Michael Abell and wife Debra Lynn, Christopher Sterling Abell; grandchild, Cassandra Lynn Abell.
Visitation will be held from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Friday, December 16, 2016 at Scott Funeral Home with Funeral services beginning at 1:00 PM. Interment will follow in Galveston Memorial Park Cemetery, Hitchcock, Texas.
Arrangements under the direction of the Scott Family, 1421 East HWY 6 Alvin. Texas 77511 (281) 585-1000 www.scottfuneralhome.net