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Mattie Emaline "Emma" Burks Abernathy
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1901
Hot Springs
Garland County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 1983
Oklahoma, USA

Mattie Emaline Burks, called Emma, was the daughter of Algi Lee Burks and Theresa Pearl Epperly. She was born November 23, 1901 in Hot Springs, Garland Co, AR. She moved to Gilkey, Yell Co, AR when she was about 10 years old. Emma married Claudie Woodson Seay in Yell Co, AR on March 17, 1921. They were the parents of:
Clifford Lenard Seay (living)
Lenuel Earl Seay (5/28/1927 - 8/23/1980)
Barbara J.D. Seay (1/7/1932 - 4/2/1970)
June Lee Seay (living)
Woodson passed away on August 10, 1956. Emma secondly married Walter Reeves "Walt" Abernathy. They lived at 3042 N. Hartford in Tulsa, OK.

Emma Abernathy died on January 5, 1983. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Abernathy; son Lemuel Earl Seay; and daughter Barbara J.D. Seay. Survivors included son Clifford Lenard Seay; daughter June L. Seay Plummer; step-daughter Betty Lynn Abernathy Simmons; and step-sons Walter Reeves Abernathy Jr., and James Allen Abernathy.
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  Woodson Seay (1903 - 1956)
  Walter Reeves Abernathy (1903 - 1979)*
  Barbara Seay (1932 - 1970)*
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Memorial Park
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA
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Record added: Jul 23, 2010
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Mattie Emaline Emma <i>Burks</i> Abernathy
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Mattie Emaline Emma <i>Burks</i> Abernathy
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Mattie Emaline Emma <i>Burks</i> Abernathy
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