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Sally McGinnis Abernathy
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Birth: Jun. 5, 1918
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 23, 2010
Lincoln County
North Carolina, USA

Sally McGinnis Abernathy, 92, a resident of Cardinal Healthcare, formerly of Stanley, died Thursday at her residence. She was a native of Stanley and the last remaining child of the late Jonas Edward and Essie Lay McGinnis. She was preceded in death by her husband William H. Abernathy, four sisters Flora B. McGinnis, Florence E. Slaton, Genora L. Abernathy, and Mary Ola Walker, six brothers Murray E. McGinnis, Roy G. McGinnis, Cecil L. McGinnis, James Wilson McGinnis, Jake A. McGinnis Sr. and William Hazel McGinnis. Mrs. Abernathy was a homemaker and a member of Hickory Grove Baptist Church in Mount Holly.
Survivors include a son Doyt Abernathy of Virginia. Daughters and sons-in-law Janice A. and Ronald Robinson of Gastonia, Jill A. and Mitchell "Mickey" Byers of Iron Station, and Ann Abernathy of Houston Texas. Six grandchildren: Bart Abernathy of Concord, Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Godwin of Harrisburg, Angela Robinson of Little River, S.C., Brian Robinson of Ranlo, Greg Robinson of Gastonia, Trent Byers of Maiden and 12 great-grandchildren. The family would like to thank the staff at Cardinal Healthcare for their care of our mother.
A graveside service will be held at Hillcrest Gardens Cemetery in Mount Holly with Rev. Eddie McGinnis officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly. Memorials may be made to Family Life Center, Hickory Grove Baptist Church, 3717 Hickory Grove Road, Gastonia N.C. 28056.
Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly is serving the Abernathy family.
Family links: 
  Jonas Edward McGinnis (1873 - 1953)
  Essie Modena Lay McGinnis (1880 - 1962)
  William Hester Abernathy (1913 - 1989)*
  Genora Lee McGinnis Abernathy (1911 - 2005)*
  William Hazel McGinnis (1915 - 2005)*
  Sally McGinnis Abernathy (1918 - 2010)
*Calculated relationship
Hillcrest Gardens
Mount Holly
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Jill Byers
Originally Created by: MJ
Record added: Dec 28, 2010
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Sally <i>McGinnis</i> Abernathy
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Sally <i>McGinnis</i> Abernathy
Added by: Mike Huffstetler
Sally <i>McGinnis</i> Abernathy
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- Bling Blinky of TEXAS
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- R I P
 Added: Oct. 21, 2015
My mother's birthdate was June 5, 1918. She was born at a farm on the Mariposa Road in Stanley, N.C. She, Wilson, Hazel and Jake walked three miles and back to school and graduated from high school. All of them were active in sports and Mama played bask...(Read more)
- Jill Byers
 Added: Dec. 31, 2010
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