Madleen Abbo, 84, of Sikeston, died June 5, 2011, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born July 1, 1926, in Baghdad, Iraq, to the late Joseph Abbo and Bidoor Tommina, she was a housewife and attended the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sikeston. She was married to Younis Aboona in October of 1952, and he preceded her in death on August 23, 1969.
Also preceding her in death were one brother and one sister.
Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Lamia and Dr. Riyadh Tellow of Sikeston; one brother and sister, Jacob Abbo and Victoria Abbo, both of Southfield, MI; three grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Visitation will begin at 12:00 noon on Tuesday, June 7, at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, followed by a funeral mass to be celebrated at 2:00pm at the St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, with Reverend Glen Eftink, pastor, officiating.
Burial will follow at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.