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Floy Maybelle Dempsey Abernathy
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Birth: May 13, 1912
Cave Spring
Floyd County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 19, 2004
Piedmont (Calhoun County)
Calhoun County
Alabama, USA

Floy Maybelle (Dempsey) Abernathy, daughter of Holly Alberta "Bert" Dempsey and Nora (Wimpee) Dempsey, was born in Cave Spring, Floyd County, Georgia. She died at the Piedmont Health Care Center in Piedmont, Calhoun County, Alabama and was buried in the Union Grove Methodist Church Cemetery, near Rock Run, Cherokee County, Alabama. Her siblings were:
Older sisters, Bessie, Fannie, and Carrie Dempsey
Older brothers, William and Francis Dempsey
Younger sisters, Clonnie Dempsey, Lillie Dempsey, Lucille (Dempsey) Johnson, Lois Dempsey, and Annie Dell (Dempsey) Baswell
Younger brother, Weldon Dempsey.

Mrs. Abernathy married Robert Lewis Abernathy on 11 November, 1933 in Cherokee County, Alabama. She lived her life in Cave Spring, Floyd County, Georgia; Rock Run, Cherokee County, Alabama; Forney, Cherokee County, Alabama; Spring Garden, Cherokee County, Alabama; and Piedmont, Calhoun County, Alabama. She was a member of Mt. Springs Congregational Methodist Church and was retired from Spring Garden School, where she was a lunchroom worker.

Mrs. Abernathy was preceded in death by:
Father, Holly Alberta "Bert" Dempsey, 1884 1961
Mother, Nora (Wimpee) Dempsey, 12 May, 1888 8 August, 1952
Husband, Robert Lewis Abernathy, 6 September, 1906 22 October, 1946
Brother, William Dempsey
Brother, Francis Dempsey
Sister, Bessie Dempsey
Sister, Fannie Dempsey
Sister, Carrie Dempsey
Sister, Clonnie Dempsey
Sister, Lillie Dempsey
Sister, Lois Dempsey

Mrs. Abernathy was survived by:
Son, David Abernathy and his wife, Glenda of Centre, Cherokee County, Alabama
Daughter, Hazel (Abernathy) Mullinax and her husband, Robert of Cave Spring, Floyd County, Georgia
Daughter, Charlotte (Abernathy) Morgan and her husband, Horace of Cave Spring, Floyd County, Georgia
Daughter, Joan (Abernathy) Young and her husband, Lowell of Jacksonville, Calhoun County, Alabama
Brother, Weldon Dempsey of Piedmont, Calhoun County, Alabama
Sister, Lucille (Abernathy) Johnson of Rome, Floyd County, Georgia
Sister, Annie Dell (Abernathy) Baswell of Cedartown, Polk County, Georgia
Eight grandchildren
Fourteen great-grandchildren
Four great-great-grandchildren
Several nieces and nephews

Mrs. Abernathy's obituary appeared in the 20 December, 2004 edition of the Anniston Star, Anniston, Calhoun County, Alabama.
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Robert L. Abernathy (1906 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Union Grove Cemetery
Rock Run
Cherokee County
Alabama, USA
 
Created by: Dave Neighbors
Record added: Mar 15, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18468902
Floy Maybelle <i>Dempsey</i> Abernathy
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Floy Maybelle <i>Dempsey</i> Abernathy
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- Amy
 Added: Feb. 27, 2014
Rest in peace, Mrs. Abernathy.
- Dave Neighbors
 Added: Mar. 19, 2007
 
 
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