Jul. 26, 1986 Little Rock Pulaski County Arkansas, USA
Virgil Abernathy, age 74, of Birta died Saturday, July 26, 1986 at Baptist Medical Center at Little Rock. He was a native of Ola, a retired farmer, and son of the late Jess and Minnie George Abernathy.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Marie Ellison Abernathy; two sons, Bobby and Nathan Abernathy of Birta; a daughter, Mrs. Carolyn Mitchell of Little Rock; seven grandchildren, and a great grandchild.
Funeral was today at Cornwell Chapel at Danville by the Rev. B. L. Dorman. Burial was in Birta Cemetery by Cornwell Funeral Service. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Published in Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: 7-30-1986)