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 John Allen Abernathy

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John Allen Abernathy

  • Birth 21 Oct 1862 Fannin County, Texas, USA
  • Death 28 Mar 1955 Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 102859902

Son of Robert Alan Abernathy and Emily E. Compton Abernathy. Husband of Alma Pamela Roberts Abernathy.

Death Takes J. A. Abernathy

John Allen Abernathy, 92, of 4549 Lorraine, a retired banker and a resident of Dallas for the last 20 years, died Monday in a Dallas hospital.

Abernathy was born in Collin County and spent most of his early life in Bonham, where he was with the First National Bank. He was an elder in the Christian Church there.

Later, he moved to Graham, Young County, where he was owner of the Graham Insurance Agency.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. tuesday in the Ed. C. Smith & Bro. Funeral Chapel, 4103 Swiss. Dr. Patrick Henry, Jr., pastor of the Northway Christian Church, will officiate, assisted by Dr. H. Kerry Taylor, assistant pastor of the First Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are his wife, and three daughters, Mrs. Grace LaCurto of New York City, and Miss Ruth Abernathy and Mrs. D. E. Scruggs of Dallas.

Pallbearers will be A. E. Schella, R. J Biard Jr., J. Wesley Johnson, A. M. Trigg, Allen Evans and A. M. Bridges.

Dallas Morning News (TX), March 29, 1955, Part 1, page 17


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  • Created by: Thomas L. Harman
  • Added: 31 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102859902
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Allen Abernathy (21 Oct 1862–28 Mar 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102859902, citing Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Thomas L. Harman (contributor 46867870) .