Janet Mardell Abraham Obituary

Janet Mardell Abraham, age 68, of Rose Hill, Kansas died Saturday, January 1, 2022 at Kansas Medical Center in Andover, Kansas with her family by her side. She was born on Saturday, December 5, 1953 to John and Gladys (Roberts) Henson in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

Janet was a devout Christian who lived by the Bible and only wanted to do God's will. She attended the Poplar Avenue Church of Christ in Wichita, Kansas and was very active in the Church. Janet let the word of God guide her life and made a difference in many peoples lives. She and her husband of 49 years, James, served as missionaries in Argentina from 1980 to 1993 where she learned how to draw, teach horseback riding, and sing worship music in Spanish. Janet loved to sing in Spanish and English and one of her favorites in church was "Jesus Goes With Me". She was very talented at many different crafts, and could often be found crocheting, quilting, and making other things for her grandchildren. Janet loved being with her grandchildren any chance she could, and teaching them how to ride horses gave her so much joy. Janet was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend and will be missed by all who knew her.

She is preceded in death by her father, John Allen Henson.

Janet is survived by her husband, James Abraham of Rose Hill, Kansas; her mother, Gladys Henson of Hatfield; two sons and daughter in law, James Clinton Abraham of Wichita, Kansas, and John Daniel and Nora Abraham of Montgomery, Texas; two daughters and son in law, Audrey Mardell and Timothy Rooney of Augusta, Kansas, and Juliet Margaret Fall of Rose Hill, Kansas; two brothers and sister in law, Allen Arthur and Karen Henson of Wiggins, Mississippi, and Karl Henson of Pratt, Kansas; three sisters and brothers in law, Della Marie Perry of Mulvane, Kansas, Eva and Robert High of Wichita, Kansas, and Debbie and Perry Overstake of Wichita, Kansas; twenty-four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at the Bowser Family Funeral Home Chapel in Mena, Arkansas with Burl Abraham Preacher/Elder of Augusta Church of Christ, Augusta, Kansas officiating. Interment will follow at the Six Mile Cemetery in Hatfield under the direction of Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena.

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