Abigail Mary Lukes

Abigail Mary Lukes

Abigail Mary Lukes, 34, of Carbondale, and formerly of Cobden, died Monday, July 11, 2022, at her home. 

She was born on June 9, 1988, in Carbondale, the daughter of Brian and Sherri Middleton Lukes. 

Abigail is survived by her parents, Brian and Sherri Lukes of Cobden; a brother, Zachary (Emily) Lukes of Wheaton; a niece, Maddie Lukes; several aunts and uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends. 

Abigail was a graduate of Cobden High School. She went on to receive her bachelor’s degree in international studies and later to receive her master’s degree in 2018 in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).

Abigail was a member of the Vine Church in Carbondale. Through her church, she went on, and was very involved in, missions to Mexico. She was very active in her small group at church. 

She worked at Thomas School in Carbondale, where she taught English as a second language. 

Abigail had a generous spirit and loved people and spending time with others.She enjoyed being outdoors, and liked hiking and taking nature photography. 

Funeral services were at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 16, at the First Baptist Church in Cobden, with Peter Waring, Ed Falgout and Matt Hartline officiating. Interment was in Cobden Cemetery. 

Memorials can be made to the Thomas School in Carbondale. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com. 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden was in charge of arrangements.

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