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Mary Magdalene "Maggie" Bonds Abernathy
Birth: Oct. 8, 1920
Alabama City
Etowah County
Alabama, USA
Death: May 10, 2013

Grateful thanks to FindAGrave friend dbethel, for the immediate transfer of Maggie Abernathy's page - it is greatly appreciated!


Mrs. Mary Magdalene "Maggie" Abernathy of Gadsden, Alabama was born in Alabama City, and was a lifelong resident of Etowah County. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emmett W. Abernathy; an infant son, Gary Lynn; parents, Mr. and Mrs. S.F. Bonds, and seven brothers and five sisters. Maggie is survived by her brother, Clyde Bonds; her children, James (Sandra) Abernathy, Michael (Sarah) Abernathy, Lavon (Frank) Pierce and Deborah Boatwright; she also leaves behind her grandchildren, Melissa (Byron) Tidmore, Kenneth (Jenny) Abernathy, Gary (Angie) Pierce, Stacy (Lee) Simmons, Blake Fowler, Jamie (John) Parton, Jeff Abernathy and Lee Anne (Thomas) Mooney. Maggie will also be lovingly remembered by her surviving great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

While doing the information for Maggie's memorial page here on this site, someone who knew her well suggested the following quote to define his impressions of Mrs. Abernathy. Fittingly, the quote is from another strong and beloved Alabama lady:

"Never bend your head. Always hold it high. Look the world straight in the eye." - Helen Keller

Family links: 
  San Francisco Bonds (1885 - 1968)
  Johnnie Mae Smith Bonds (1900 - 1972)
  Emmett W. Abernathy (1922 - 1969)
  Emmett Michael Abernathy (1946 - 2016)*
  Vivian Ruth Bonds Lugenbeel (1907 - 1985)**
  George Purvis Davis (1914 - 1978)**
  William H Bonds (1915 - 1997)**
  Mary Magdalene Bonds Abernathy (1920 - 2013)
  Jack Bonds (1927 - 2002)*
  Clyde Augusta Bonds (1932 - 2014)*
*Calculated relationship
Forrest Cemetery
Etowah County
Alabama, USA
Maintained by: Rhonda C./Friends
Originally Created by: dhbღ
Record added: May 12, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 110462246
Mary Magdalene Maggie <i>Bonds</i> Abernathy
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Mary Magdalene Maggie <i>Bonds</i> Abernathy
Added by: Jamie Fowler
Mary Magdalene Maggie <i>Bonds</i> Abernathy
Added by: Rhonda C./Friends
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