|Birth: ||Jan. 18, 1890|
|Death: ||Dec. 6, 1954|
The Weekly Tribune News (Cartersville, Georgia) — December 09, 1954
Funeral Rites Elihu Abernathy Set Wednesday
Elihu R. Abernathy, 64, well known farmer of Cartersville, Route 1, passed away at 9:30 a.m. Monday, December 6, at his home, following a sudden illness.
A native of Bartow County, he was the son of John S. and Mary Gravitt Abernathy. Thirty-eight years ago, he was married to Miss Nevada Howell, who survives her husband.
He was affiliated with the Baptist church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 8, at the Macedonia Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie Howell officiating. Interment followed in the nearby cemetery, with the Owen Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Active pallbearers were Walt Gravley, Allen Rogers, Frank Cox, Robert Mitchell, Danny Clark and John Veltee.
Survivors, besides the widow, include two daughters, Mrs. Hugh Sanford and Mrs. John Waits, both of Bartow County; four sons, Odie, Melvin, DeWitt and Oliver Abernathy, all of Bartow County; two sisters, Mrs. Matilda Barger, of Cartersville, and Mrs. Minnie Elgia, of Anniston, Alabama; two brothers, Cleve Abernathy, of Rydal, and Linford Abernathy of Cartersville; and five grand children
John Starling Abernathy (1858 - 1939)
Mary Susan Gravitt Abernathy (1862 - 1945)
Nevada Howell Abernathy (1894 - 1982)
Melvin Leonard Abernathy (1926 - 1976)*
Oliver "Buck" Abernathy (1928 - 1991)*
Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Sep 17, 2003
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