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Thomas Franklin Abernethy
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Birth: Oct. 23, 1872
Pontotoc County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Nov. 9, 1967
Okolona
Chickasaw County
Mississippi, USA

Printed in the Times Post, Houston, Mississippi dated November 16 1967

Prof. Abernethy Dies at Okolona

Funeral services for Thomas Franklin Abernethy, father of H B Abernethy of Houston, and Congressman Thomas G Abernethy of Okolona were conducted Friday at Eupora.

Mr. Abernethy, a retired school superintendent and salesman, died at 3:30 pm, Thursday, Nov. 9, at Okolona Community Hospital where he became a patient Wednesday. He was 95.

He taught school at Houston, Eupora and in Carroll county. He was a member of the Eupora Methodist Church.

Born in the Redland community of Pontotoc county, Mr. Abernethy attended school at Troy and at the old Mississippi Normal College in Houston. He had resided in Eupora since 1899, but had resided in the Shearer-Richardson Nursing Home at Okolona since March, 1965. His wife, the former Miss Minnie Agnes Jinkins, died in 1956.

Besides his two sons, a daughter, Miss Bessie Abernethy of Okolona, and six grandchildren.
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Larkin Abernethy (1845 - 1925)
  Frances J. Savely Abernethy (1847 - 1891)
 
 Spouse:
  Minnie Agnes Jenkins Abernethy (1871 - 1956)*
 
 Children:
  Hosea Bryant Abernethy (1896 - 1971)*
  Thomas Gerstle Abernethy (1903 - 1998)*
  Gideon Stafford Abernethy (1905 - 1932)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Franklin Abernethy (1872 - 1967)
  Samuel W. Abernathy (1873 - 1938)**
  Richard McCain Abernethy (1875 - 1947)*
  Addie Ann Abernethy (1877 - 1890)*
  Evelyn Jane Abernethy (1879 - 1880)*
  Clarence Marion Abernethy (1888 - 1889)*
  Jasper N Abernethy (1889 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Eupora Cemetery
Eupora
Webster County
Mississippi, USA
 
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Record added: May 29, 2012
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Thomas Franklin Abernethy
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