Tracy Michelle Abbott, 44, of Jackson, Mo., the daughter of Larry Abbott and Sharon Murphy, was born Sept. 21, 1967, in Dexter, Mo., and died Nov. 7, 2011, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girar-deau, Mo., from injuries sustained in a car accident.
Tracy was a 1985 graduate of Oran High School. She was attending Southeast Missouri State University, studying to be a teacher. She was employed by the Department of Mental Health in Sikeston and believed in the Pente-costal faith.
Survivors include her mother, Sharon Murphy, of Jackson, Mo.; her father, Larry Abbott,
of Sikeston, Mo.; two
sisters, Latisha Meyer
of Sedgewickville and Cristal McCoy of Jackson, Mo.; paternal grandmother, Flossie Abbott of Sikeston, Mo.; two nephews, Evan-Michael Duncan and Connor Duncan; a niece, Ireland Meyer, and two special cousins, Alexis Rauls and Maci Rauls.
She was preceded in death by her maternal grandparents and her paternal grandfather.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance, Mo.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, at 11 a.m. at the Morgan Funeral Chapel in Advance. Rev. Tim Lee and Rev. Tim Hall will officiate. Burial will follow at Morgan Memorial Park in Advance, Mo.