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Neta Mae Tarkington Abernathy
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1919
Roper
Washington County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 2011
Short Pump
Henrico County
Virginia, USA

Neta Tarkington Abernathy, 91, wife of the late Richard Fittz Abernathy, of Lake Land'or, Ladysmith, formerly of Glen Allen, passed away on Saturday, January 22, 2011.

She was active in the United Methodist Women's Richmond District and Greenwood United Methodist Church for 25 years. She volunteered at Richmond Memorial Hospital for 20 years.

She is survived by four children, Richard Abernathy of Richmond, Ronald Abernathy of Alexandria, Cheryl Abernathy of Richmond and Douglas Abernathy of Huntington Beach, Calif., as well as son-in-law, Donald Lafferty. Survivors also include three grandchildren, Jeffrey Abernathy, Stephanie Allison and Laura Wade Shirley, and four great-grandchildren, Rohan and Maren Abernathy-Wee and Noah and Luke Shirley.

The family will receive friends Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. at Bliley's - Staples Mill, 8510 Staples Mill Road, where a funeral service will be held Thursday, 12 noon. Interment to follow at Westhampton Memorial Park. 
 
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 Parents:
  Jimmie Warren Tarkington (1897 - 1955)
  Mary Ethel Dunbar Tarkington (1899 - 1967)
 
 Spouse:
  Richard Fittz Abernathy (1914 - 2001)
 
 Siblings:
  Neta Mae Tarkington Abernathy (1919 - 2011)
  Clarence W Tarkington (1921 - 1976)*
  James Stanley Tarkington (1929 - 1984)*
  William Lawrence Tarkington (1932 - 2007)*
  Thomas N Tarkington (1936 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Westhampton Memorial Park
Richmond
Henrico County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Doug Abernathy
Originally Created by: Pat
Record added: Jan 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64691893
Neta Mae <i>Tarkington</i> Abernathy
Added by: Doug Abernathy
 
Neta Mae <i>Tarkington</i> Abernathy
Added by: Doug Abernathy
 
Neta Mae <i>Tarkington</i> Abernathy
Added by: Doug Abernathy
 
 
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Merry Christmas!
- Pat
 Added: Dec. 17, 2011

- Pat
 Added: Jan. 25, 2011
 
 
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