We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at O. D. Harris Funeral Homes
Karel Lee Abell, 69, of Jasper, passed away June 30 in Newburgh, IN. She was born June 14, 1953 to Robert Lee and Emma Grace (Swartsfager) Case in Mt. Carmel, IL. She worked for many years as an office manager for Providence Home Healthcare. She married her husband, Rex Abell, on July 2, 2004. She was a proud member of the Cavalry Apostolic Church in Jasper, IN and sang for the Clyde Ross Band.
Karel is survived by her husband, Rex Abell; step daughter, Vanessa (Steven) Landstrom; grandchildren, Addalyn, Maddalyn, Waylan, Wyatt, and Samuel; brother, James (Shari) Case; and sister in law, Lana Case. She is preceded in death by her parents and brother, Patrick Case.
Services for Karel will take place at 2 PM EST on Tuesday, July 5, at Harris Funeral Home in Petersburg, IN with visitation from 12 PM until service time. Burial will follow at Williams Cemetery/ White River Chapel in Bowman, IN. Harris Funeral Home is entrusted with care.