ABERNATHY, Elizabeth Buford The Pulaski Citizen 25 Mar 1964
Mrs. Elizabeth Buford Abernathy, 71, church and civic leader, artist, and club woman, died unexpectedly at 8 o'clock Monday night, March 23, following surgery in Maury County Hospital in Columbia.
Funeral rites took place at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon in the chapel of Bennett-May Funeral Home, conducted by the Rev. Ed Templeton, pastor of Pleasant Valley Methodist Church, Dr. William H. Mansfield, Methodist minister, and the Rev. Robert Neal Dean, Presbyterian minister. Burial took place in the family (Capt. James E. Abernathy) Cemetery in the Pleasant Valley Community.
Born August 14, 1892, in St. Louis, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Mark Buford, Sr., and Alice Osborne Buford. She attended Buford College in Nashville.
She was a member of the Pleasant Valley Methodist Church and had served as Sunday School teacher for a period of years. She was a member of the Wednesday Literary Club.
Mrs. Abernathy is survived by her husband, DeLacey Abernathy, well-known farmer and sheep breeder of Giles County; two sons, Comdr. Buford D. Abernathy, Louisville, Ky., and William DeLacey Abernathy, Columbia; three grandchildren; and one brother, Mark Buford, Jr., Pulaski.
Bennett-May Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
William Delacey Abernathy (1880 - 1965)
William DeLacey Abernathy (1923 - 1983)*
Jesse and James Abernathy Cemetery
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Originally Created by: Rick L. Gray
Record added: Jan 14, 2010
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