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Sarah Marie Abernathey
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Birth: Jun. 1, 1917
Arthur
Arthur County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Feb. 21, 1997
Congress
Yavapai County
Arizona, USA

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
Feb. 26, 1997
Abernathey
Sarah "Marie" Abernathey of Congress, died Feb. 21 in Congress. She was 79.
Mrs. Abernathey was born June 1, 1917 in Arthur, Neb. She had lived in Arizona for the past 44 years.
Mrs. Abernathey moved to Arizona from Nebraska in 1953. She was a mem¬ber of the First Baptist Church of Con¬gress.
Mrs. Abernathey started a cook shack for the miners at the Grand Canyon in 1956, and then started cooking at a cafe at the Grand Canyon. From 1970 until 1982, she owned and operated the 71 Cafe in Congress. She helped start the senior center in Congress, and home delivered meals.
Survivors include her son and daugh¬ter-in-law Kenneth and Patricia Garvin of Kennesaw, Ga.; daughter and son-in-¬law Sheila and Morlan Wiman of Con¬gress; stepdaughter and husband Ruth and Ralph Deffenbaugh of Chapala, Mexico; stepsons and wives Clyde and Evelyn Abernathey of Phoenix, Gayle and Marion Abernathey of Eugene, Ore., and Jack and Leila Abernathey of Here¬ford; brother and sister-in-law Edgar and Betty McMullen of Grand Island, Neb.; sister and brother-in-law Edith and Preston Stiles of Anaheim, Calif.; four grandchildren; and four great-¬grandchildren.
Services were Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Brown's Wickenburg Funeral Home. The Rev. Carl Wiman, her grandson, officiated.
Burial was in the Wickenburg Mu¬nicipal Cemetery.
Brown's Wickenburg Funeral Home handled all arrangements.

The Wickenburg Sun, Wickenburg, AZ
Feb. 26, 1997
Sarah Marie Abernathey

Sarah "Marie" Abernathey of Congress, died Feb. 21 in Congress. She Was 79.
Mrs. Abernathey was born June 1, 1917 in Arthur, Neb. She had lived in Arizona for the past 44 years.
Survivors include her son and daugh¬ter-in-law Kenneth and Patricia Garvin of Kennesaw, Ga.; daughter and son-in-¬law Sheila and Morlan Wiman of Con¬gress; stepdaughter and husband Ruth and Ralph Deffenbaugh of Chapala, Mexico; stepsons and wives Clyde and Evelyn Abernathey of Phoenix, Gayle and Marion Abernathey of Eugene, Ore., and Jack and Leila Abernathey of Here¬ford; brother and sister-in-law Edgar and Betty McMullen of Grand Island, Neb.; sister and brother-in-law Edith and Preston Stiles of Anaheim, Calif.; four grandchildren; and four great-¬grandchildren.
Services have been held.

 
 
Burial:
Wickenburg Cemetery
Wickenburg
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA
Plot: Section 9, Row A, Grave 18
 
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Record added: Dec 30, 2005
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Sarah Marie Abernathey
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 Added: Dec. 30, 2005
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