|Birth: ||Aug. 11, 1918|
|Death: ||Apr. 4, 2005|
Mrs. Bertha Slaton McCullough Abernathy, age 86 of 2 Meadowlake Circle, NE, Rome, Georgia died Monday evening, April 4, 2005, at a local medical center.
Mrs. Abernathy was born in Floyd County, August 11, 1918, daughter of the late James Dahlonega and Minnie Hollingsworth Slaton.
She had spent her entire life in Rome and Floyd County, was a homemaker and a member of the Fellowship Baptist Church. She was married to Robert McCullough who preceded her in death in 1963; she later married Jay Abernathy and he preceded her in death in 2002.She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Beulah Mae Mooney, Clara Caldwell, and Louise Wyatt and by a brother, Cecil Slaton, by a grandson, Brandon Blankenship and a niece, Jo Henderson. Mrs. Abernathy enjoyed sewing and quilting. While a resident of 5th Avenue Nursing Home she enjoyed the activities and friendship with the other residents and the staff.
Survivors include; two daughters and sons in law, Brenda & Robert Blankenship and Bobbie & the late Don Pinson all of Rome, a grandson, Bruce Blankenship of Rome a great grand son, Zachary Blankenship of Rome, a sister in law, Mildred Slaton of Rome, a niece, Minnie Lee Moore of Rockmart, GA, nephews, Gene and James Mooney and William Abernathy all of Rome, several other nieces and nephews also survive.
Graveside and interment services for Mrs. Bertha Slaton McCullough Abernathy will be held Thursday, April 7, 2005 at 2 PM at the Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with Rev. Steve Skates and Mr. Parnick Jennings, Sr. officiating.
Mrs. Abernathy will lie instate at the Oaknoll Chapel of the Jennings Funeral Home where the family will receive friends Thursday from 12 noon until time for the services.
Please join Mrs. Abernathy's family in honoring her life by visiting www.jenningsfuneralhome.com to share memories and post tributes.
The Heritage Chapel of the Jennings Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements for the services of Mrs. Bertha Slaton McCullough Abernathy.
James Dahlonega Slaton (1882 - 1936)
Minnie Hollingsworth Slaton (1883 - 1964)
Jay Abernathy (1921 - 2002)*
Beulah Slaton Mooney (1916 - 1959)*
Bertha Slaton McCullough-Abernathy (1918 - 2005)
Cecil Dahlonega Slaton (1922 - 1983)*
Note: This memorial is not my direct family member and was added as a courtesy for research purposes. Any family member who wishes to obtain ownership can contact me and I will be happy to transfer ownership, update or delete this memorial.
Oaknoll Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Created by: TJM
Record added: Jul 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39215628