Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Abernathys in:
 • Jesse and James Abernathy Cemetery
 • Giles County
 • Tennessee
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Elizabeth Media Buford Abernathy
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: 1892
Death: 1964

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.

 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  William Delacey Abernathy (1880 - 1965)
 
 Children:
  William DeLacey Abernathy (1923 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
"ELIZABETH B. ABERNATHY"
"1892 - 1964"
 
Note: shares stone with W. DELACY ABERNATHY
 
Burial:
Jesse and James Abernathy Cemetery
Giles County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary Bob McClain
Originally Created by: Rick L. Gray
Record added: Jan 14, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46691605
 


- Rick L. Gray
 Added: Jan. 14, 2010
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service