Talmadge Lafayette "Ted" Abernathy
Professional baseball player 1942-1944. Pitcher for the Philaelphia Athletics.
Veteran of the Korean War.
GASTONIA — Talmadge Lafayette Abernathy, 80, died Nov. 16, 2001, at Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte.
He was a native of Mebane, son of the late John and Sally Abernathy, retired textile superintendent.
SURVIVORS: Wife, Ruby Trogdon Abernathy; daughters, Kay Pearce, Gastonia, Brenda Long, Monroe, Ga.; sons, Bradley Carl Abernathy, Charlotte, T.L. Abernathy Jr., Chattanooga, Tenn., Richard Hancock, South Carolina, Olen Hancock, Atlanta; sisters, Edna Tyson, Greensboro, Virginia Tyson, Mebane; brother, Bill Abernathy, Mebane; grandchildren, Scott and Mandi Davis, Melissa Abernathy, Keith and Kristi Long
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Olney Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Ruby Trogdon Abernathy
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