|Birth: ||Nov. 15, 1859|
|Death: ||Oct. 20, 1941|
THE KIRKSVILLE DAILY EXPRESS, Kirksville, Missouri
October 21, 1941
R. ABERNATHY, AGED 81, DIES AT HOME HERE
Bedfast Two Years; Funeral and Burial Here Wednesday.
...Randolph Abernathy, 81 years old, died at his home, 1015 South Cottage Grove at 4 o'clock Sunday afternoon. He suffered a stroke of paralysis Oct. 2, 1939 and had been bedfast since that time.
...The funeral is to be held Wednesday at 2 o'clock at the Davis Funeral Home and burial will be made in Highland Park Cemetery.
...The body is lying in state at the funeral home.
...Mr. Abernathy was born near Ottumwa, Ia., Nov. 15, 1859, a son of John and Lucy Abernathy. He was the youngest of a family of five, others of whom survive him.
...He was married to Alice Rachel Clark Feb. 17, 1880. Seven children were born. His wife and two daughters preceded him in death.
...Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. Blanche Langdon, Concordia, Kan.; Mrs. Beryl Cunningham, Rapid City, S.D.; Mrs. Ota Childs, Lincoln, Neb. and Mrs. Beatrice Herron of Kirksville; one son, Walter M. Abernathy, Osage, Wyo.; fourteen grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and one great-great grandson.
...Mr. Abernathy had been a member of the United Brethern Church since 1896.
John A. Abernathy (1796 - 1871)
Lucy Ann Shaffer Abernathy (1815 - 1866)
Alice Rachel Clark Abernathy (1864 - 1919)
Zora Abernathy (1892 - 1923)*
Beatrice Abernathy Herron (1902 - 1953)*
Highland Park Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 03, 2009
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