William Preasley Abernathy

The Tribune
Cartersville, Georgia
May 27, 1948
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Mr. Abernathy Dies After Short Illness

William P. Abernathy died at his home here Sunday, 50, died at his home here Sunday after a short illness.

Funeral services were held at Macedonia church at 4 p.m. Monday with the Owen Funeral Home in charge.

Mr. Abernathy was born in Bartow County and was a son of Mary G. and John S. Abernathy, both natives of Bartow County.

His wife, the former Alice Howell, died April 21.

Survivors are one daughter, Mrs. Willie Tanner, of Cartersville; two sisters, Mrs. E. Elgia, of Attla, Alabama, Mrs. Matilda Guyton, of Cartersville; three brothers, Cleve Abernathy and Linford Abernathy, both of Rydal; Elihue Abernathy, of Cartersville; one granddaughter; several nieces and nephews.


Notes on full name:
William Preasley Abernathy

Notes on parents’ names:
Mary Gravitt and John Starling Abernathy

Notes on daughter’s name:
Elbie Abernathy (Mrs. Willie Turner)

Notes on sister’s name:
Minnie C. Abernathy (Mrs. E. Elgia)


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