Edward “Ed” Abeling, age 78, of Jefferson passed away Sunday, May 11, 2014. Ed lived in Jefferson for 14 years. He loved yard work, his family and church family. He was a member of Zion Hill Baptist Church in Flowery Branch for over 12 years where he was a member of the Amazing Grace Sunday School Class. Ed was a Mr. Fix It and attended trade school for Printing in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was survived by his wife Edna Abeling; son Danny Abeling and wife Connie of NC; daughter Brenda Crosby and husband Jackie of Kathleen, Theresa Hildreth of Jackson County; brother John Abeling and wife Betty of KY; sister Carolyn Seimer and husband Ron of KY; 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his son Eddie Michael Abeling. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Thursday, May 15, 2014 at Zion Hill Baptist Church, 4100 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, GA, 30542. Rev. Scott Wilson will be officiating. The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at the church. Interment will be held following services at Jackson Memorial Park Cemetery, 6825 Jefferson Rd, Commerce, GA 30529. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.