|Birth: ||Jun. 22, 1911|
|Death: ||Oct. 17, 2004|
Berniece Abernathy, age 93, of Russellville, died Sunday, October 17, 2004 at Legacy Lodge Nursing Center. She was a daughter of Oscar Lark and Ella Frances Shull Abernathy, and was born June 22, 1911 at Birta, Arkansas. She was formerly a cook at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center, was a charter member of the Ola Assembly of God Church and a member of First Assembly of God Church in Russellville. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by five brothers: Odell, Justin, Fred, Harold and O. L. Abernathy. Survivors include a brother, Olin Abernathy of Sacramento, California; six nephews: Larry, Richard, Charles Douglas, J. D., Richard Lynn and Ray Abernathy; four nieces: Fredia Edmonson, Rhonda Holmes and Carmel Lynn and Terry Lou Abernathy; and a number of grand-nephews and grand-nieces and great-grand-nephews and great-grand-nieces.
Funeral will be 10 A.M., Friday, at the Shinn Chapel by Rev. Larry Moore and Rev. Neil Edmonson. Burial will be in Birta Cemetery, by Shinn Funeral Service.
Active pallbearers will be Floyd Ashpole, Bud Avants, Terrell Bishop, John Ellis, Pat Humphrey and Sam Niemann. Honorary pallbearers will be member of We Care Ministry of First Assembly of God Church.
Memorials may be made to Arkansas Hospice Russellville, 2405 East Parkway, Suite 3, Russellville, Arkansas 72802.
Birta Community Cemetery
Created by: Pam Estes Holeton
Record added: Jan 11, 2008
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