Apr. 21, 1921 Gessie Vermillion County Indiana, USA
Feb. 27, 2003 Greenville Montcalm County Michigan, USA
Carmen D. Abernathey, 81, formerly of Covington, died Feb. 27 in her daughter's residence at Greenville, Mich. Mrs. Abernathey was a school teacher of art and music at Covington Elementary School for 28 years and was an adult education teacher. Her memberships included First Baptist Church, Covington. She received a bachelor's degree from Ohio State University and a master's degree from Indiana State University. She was born April 21, 1921, at Gessie, to Everett and Ruby Fox Hines. She married Wayne L. Abernathey. He died in 1957. Survivors include a daughter, Waynette Brandt, Greenville, Mich., and a grandson. Private family services were conducted. The body was cremated. Burial will be in Lower Mound Cemetery, Covington. Brown-Teman and Christiansen Funeral Home, Greenville, Mich., is in charge of arrangements.
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I just loved Mrs. Abernathy. She was my teacher also when I went to Covington school. The really old fashioned songs she had us singing was a precursor to my love of history and genealogy. God Bless!! -
Russ Nixon Added: Dec. 31, 2013
She was my art & music teacher in elementary school. -
Lesa Epperson Added: Sep. 27, 2010