Elias AbrahamMay 31, 1935 ~ December 4, 2017 (age 82)
Mr. Elias Abraham was born on May 31, 1935, in Doddridge, Arkansas, to Stella Maple and R.M. Abraham.
Elias was called to his Heavenly home on December 4, 2017.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his oldest daughter, Glenda Stone, his oldest son, Dwayne Abraham, a grandson, Earl Mentor, and two brothers, Willie Maple and John Maple.
Elias married Bernice Henderson on December 3, 1955, in Doddridge, Arkansas. They moved to Kansas City, Missouri in 1959. To this union seven children were born.
Mr. Abraham received Christ as his Lord and Savior at an early age. He received his education in Kilblah, Arkansas. When he moved to Kanas City, Missouri, he became a Construction Worker. He was an advocate builder and enjoyed fishing, gardening with his wife, and playing dominoes with his children, which he taught them how to play at a very early age.
Mr. Elias Abraham leaves to cherish his loving memories, two sons, Terry Abraham and James (Kiva) Abraham; three daughters: Betty Abraham, Sheila (Andrew) Thomas, and Robin Abraham all of the city; a brother, O’dell Abraham of Texarkana, Arkansas; twenty grandchildren; thirty-five great-grandchildren; and a host of beloved relatives and friends.
Graveside Service and Interment will be held Saturday, December 9, 11:00 a.m. at Twelve Gates Cemetery, 9500 Bannister Road, Kansas City, Missouri.