Novaleigh Rilen Abel

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Novaleigh Rilen Abel, 13 months, Indianapolis, passed away Aug. 19, 2008, following a lifelong battle with mitochondrial myopathy.

She was born in Indianapolis, July 21, 2007, to Kahla E. Huffer and Andrew W. Abel.

Novaleigh enjoyed playing in her exersaucer, reading books with her mommy and daddy as well as listening to music and playing with her favorite stuffed animal "Lilly."

She was preceded in death by her great-grandfather Loren D. Huffer.

Survivors include her parents, grandparents James A. and Kimberly S. Huffer and Robert L. and Lisa K. Abel, great-grandparents Don and Bonnie Lister, Chester and Francis Swearingen, Mary Alice Huffer, and Essie Abel, aunts and uncles: Chad and Amanda Huffer, Heather Abel, Megan Boger and Jacqueline Boger, cousin Gavin Huffer, special nurses: Becky, Cheryl, Gina, and Lois, as well as a large extended family.

Services will be Saturday Aug. 23, 2008 at 1 p.m., with Brother Doug Parkey officiating. Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of services. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Riley Children's Foundation. To light a candle in her memory visit