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 Merne <I>Hollingsworth</I> Abernethy

Merne Hollingsworth Abernethy

San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Death 21 Feb 1993 (aged 72)
Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA
Plot Division K, Block 5
Memorial ID 63042494 · View Source
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Carson City - An eight-pound daughter was born in San Francisco February 26 to Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Hollingsworth. The mother was the former Miss Lillian Neff of this city and Reno.
Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico
February 21, 1993

Services for Merne H. Abernethy, 72, 13 W. Peach Lane, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at the First Presbyterian Church. Burial is scheduled to follow in the Carlsbad Cemetery with the Rev. Gene Harbaugh officiating.

Ms. Abernethy died Sunday (Feb. 21, 1993) at home. She was born Feb. 26, 1920, in San Francisco, Calif., and was raised and educated in that state. She married Charles Abernethy on Aug. 1, 1942, in Glendale, Calif. The couple moved to Carlsbad in 1952. He preceded her in death in 1988.

Ms. Aberethy was employed as a supervisor for the New Mexico Department of Health and Social Services from 1969 until her retirement in 1985. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, having served as a Deacon, a long-time active member of the American Field Service Intercultural Program, and was very active in the Stevens Ministry of the Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by one son, Perry C. Abernethy of Carlsbad; three daughters, Beth Mable of El Paso, Texas, Janet Klaverweiden of Lubbock, Texas, and Holly Grimes of Decatur, Ga.; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Pallbearers include Perry C. Abernethy, Richard Bradley, James E. Mabe, Jeff Farrell, Jason Stolzfus, Chris Grimes and Robert Lane.

Memorials may be made to the American Field Service Intercultural Program, 504 N. Eighth Street.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 63042494
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Merne Hollingsworth Abernethy (26 Feb 1920–21 Feb 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63042494, citing Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Betty (contributor 47301610) .